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... with HAL –Yvonne other companies would have to be giving away free cruises for us to abandon the excellent service that HAL provides, and we would miss the fine folks from Indonesia and the Philippines who take such great care of us.
On Sept 19th our retired missionaries from Portugal who we met back in the 70's asked if we could try to make contact with someone when we visit Macau,. Norman, we probably will not have the time as or ...
... speaking ladies at the shuttle point to help everyone. The drivers willing lifted scooters and wheelchairs into the luggage bays of the buses. The respect the culture shows for the elderly was obvious throughout the visit.
Safely back on ship, we spent a beautiful and clear afternoon enjoying the weather by walking laps and reading out on deck.
We celebrated the nice day by having dinner in the specialty restaurant, The ...
... are 125 service staff (waiters, sommeliers, etc). They are all trying to keep the 1,300 passengers happy and they succeed! An average week’s consumption will include over 18,000 eggs, 16,000 lbs of meat, poultry and seafood, 12,500 lbs of vegetables and 2,000+ bottles of wine and champagne. Quite the grocery shopping list! We are doing our best to eat and drink our fair share.
Today we start with our usual scheme: 7-8-9 meaning rolling at 9 am. We are taking a bus to see the old city around the pier. The houses look similar to Europe. This town including the beer factory is built by Germans. After visiting the pier we go for lunch in the heritage restaurant in Jiang Ming Fan Zhaang where we enjoy the traditional music played alive in the place. During the lunch they are selling paintings ...
... from the window and the music in the car. Before entering Qing Dao city we cross the longest bridge over the Yellow Sea, that is around 35 km. But we cannot see much as it is already dark. We reach the hotel at 9 pm and go straight to dinner before unloading our stuff. Tonight we can relax as tomorrow we plan to spend the whole day sightseeing and enjoying beer. Have a nice beer dreaming!