Fortuna House Hotel
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I'm starting my blog now, before I go because - 1 - I read, before you give people a link to a blog, there should be a few entries to read; 2 - it's the beginning of the year, so it makes sense; 3 - I'm seeing this as a practice run; 4 - there's rather a lot of preparation work that goes into a years trip Over the last week I've been up and down emotionally. As I'm completely moving out of my flat and have a definite panache for the last ...
Quiet day, just us. The four of us went for a walk along the seafront in the morning, it was very cold and windy. Marni, wanted to wear her sparkly skipping shoes. What to do? We went with it, if it gets her on her feet, who are we to push for the winter boots that will keep her feet warm? So two pairs of sock and sparkly skipping shoes it was. First event was a puddle which had iced over and then we had to stop at the railway crossing. The train ...
... and down, seemingly without aim. But once my activity monitor said we’d done the 10,000, we were able to go back to our cabin and start getting ready for dinner.
After our delicious meal we went along to the Neptune Lounge to get good seats for the show. We spent some time watching the dancing couples (we don’t join in because we don’t know how to do ballroom dancing), then it was time for tonight’s show, which was billed as a ...
... We thoroughly enjoyed their performance.
We finished off the evening by going to the Lido Lounge, but there wasn’t a quiz on tonight for some reason. So we just listened to the resident musicians/singers (which are pretty dire to be honest), had a couple more drinks, then went off to bed for our second night on board. Tonight we had to put our watches forward an hour to Norwegian time, so we would lose an hour of ...
... on table 32. :-)
As on all Fred Olsen cruises, dinner was delicious. I started with smoked salmon and avocado, followed by Caesar salad and a tasty lamb korma. Then I finished off with some cheeses and a nice glass of amaretto. :-)
At around 7.30pm Boudicca slowly started to make her way down the Mersey, heading for the Irish Sea. Our voyage had begun.
Our hunger well appeased, we then went along to the Neptune Lounge, where ...