Rica Hotel Hammerfest
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Stayed up till 12.30 last night, taking a tour round the deck every half hour or so. It started off completely closed in with heavy cloud, and by 12.30 the South was clear with a huge full moon and stars, but the north was still clouded over, so we gave up and went to bed. Still no aurora, and only one night ...
After a very short night we arrived in Hammerfest. A bit different from last time, we have sunshine. Walked around the town, nothing was open so we walked to the top of the hill over looking the church and the harbour. Last time we were here we didn't get all the way to the top due to the ...
Temp. 1°C (doesn't get as cold on the coast as inland, but still cold wind chill factor on deck)
Started the morning well with my customary bowl of porridge. It really makes my tummy a happy camper. I understand now why the three bears got so grumpy with Goldilocks. I'm really surprised how well I'm coping with travelling on a ship. I imagined I'd be popping pills the whole time, but no need.
Today's main stop is Hammerfest which has the title ...
... br> My breakfast today:
- one scrambled egg
- one soft-boiled egg
- one egg with bacon
- three slices of bread
- butter + jam
- smoked salmon
- a large bowl of cerials with yoghurt
- a mandarine and a few slices of a watermelon
- some vegetables
- two cups of coffee
- three glases of orange juice
- one strawberry smoothie
Six hours later I was sitting in a ...
... almost two hours, so time to walk around....there is a midnight concert at the cathedral, but it is a long walk.
I took some nice pictures from the deck this morning at about 9am....and managed to catch our much much smaller sister ship sailing Northwards past us. Vids and pics updated for you.
We stopped very shortly at a town called ...