The Cresta Hotel
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... I did fear that I had too much to do. I made a panic inducingly long to do list in my room piled with stuff to be taken to charity shops and my parent's house and struggled with finding travel insurance. However once that was sorted I felt better until I thought of the enormity of what I'm going to do and became quite nervous. I keep reasoning with myself that eighteen year olds travel all the time with no worries and I definitely ...
... Matt and I tried out the Irish Coffees....v. good.
Marni and Brody were in good form today. There was an elderly couple sitting behind us waiting to be picked up by their driver who was stuck in the snow. Marni and Brody entertained them for most of our lunch. It was very cute and it definitely made the couples wait more enjoyable.
After our lazy lunch we walked back and the kids walked back along the wall again.
... as the Oceans Club party was due to take place in the Neptune Lounge at 11.15am. The Oceans Club is for repeating Fred Olsen passengers, and is graded Blue, Silver and Gold. Blue is for those who have done up to 30 nights, Silver for 31-100 nights, and Gold for those who have done over 100 nights, We are currently Silver members and after this cruise we will have done 96 nights on Fred Olsen ships, so we only have to do another five to become Gold members. ...
... with coffee and orange juice. Afterwards we tentatively took a look outside, but it was cold and windy with the threat of rain in the air. It is November after all!
We had a good wander around the ship; the Boudicca had a major refit in 2013 so she looked different from when we were on her in 2008, although there were obviously a lot of things that were very familiar. Then we pottered around for a bit before going along to the Neptune Lounge around ...
... no time before we were pulling into Lime Street, bang on time. It was then just a case of getting the Metro a couple of stops along, to James Street, where a lively pub “The Liverpool”, was conveniently situated next door.
After whiling away the hours in the pub, and enjoying a few drinks, it was time to go to embark the Boudicca. The cruise terminal was only about a quarter of a mile away, so it was a matter of minutes to trundle ...