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Started to feel unwell in Palm Springs. As I said, I was struggling to get even 2 hours sleep a night. Also, even after just two "light pour" drinks, my head was starting to spin. My meds were knocking me sideways too, like they did when I first started taking them. I knew my road trip around the Deep South would be a risk, especially if I was still not sleeping properly. So I decided to cancel all my hotels and the car ...
... the marina was very narrow and you had to pass by a huge mega yacht. We definitely did not want to run into that monster. And hooray, we did not. And lucky us, tying up was made easy because we had terrific assistance from a gifted, young dock hand who really knew his ropes. We were pleased that it was a short cruising day and we had arrived with enough daylight to walk to a nearby restaurant on the water and enjoy a fine meal. We returned to Calliope afterwards and settled in for ...
... in the continental United States. While clearly over-the-top, the Biltmore manages to be pretty at the same time. The grounds are gorgeous and the stand of pink boxers (?) wearing golf shoes out front and red alligators on the lawn, all with bottles of water strapped to their backs, a golfer's homage to the mountaineer's St. Bernard, indicate that perhaps the hotel doesn't take itself all that seriously.
... next door. After two cruises with portholes, we had decided to upgrade to balcony cabins – highly recommended. Great place to sit with a laptop writing your travel blog listening to music on your iPod!
After checking out our cabins, we headed off to explore the ship and grab some lunch. The Freedom is large, but not super large that you would get lost. I have sailed on the Pacific Dawn twice, which takes 2000 passengers; this one is slightly larger with ...
... was pretty smooth and we were soon in our adjoining cabins.
We have balcony rooms, and we are able to open up the doors on the deck between the cabins which makes it nice. Next on our agenda...lunch at the Horizon Court buffet. After lunch, we sat on lounge chairs around the pool, just chilling and relaxing.
We went back to our cabin and most of us, except for Ady, had their luggage. Instead, ...