The Grand Resort and Spa
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... greet. There was maybe a dozen people but we met a few nice people. To our surprise a number of officers met with us after a morning meeting for a short visit. The general hotel manager introduced a number of officers that work under his authority., including customer service, food manager, head chef, head of cabin service, and lastly there was an accountant, kind of the bean counter. It was a nice addition to our meet and greet which itself wasn't so much. Following the M&G we went ...
... this ship was.
We saw the library, the ship green, the restaurants, the nightclub and all the levels whilst managing to avoid all the organised chaos going on. We were looking for somewhere to eat but the best option we could find operating was a poolside bar selling hot dogs and hamburgers. It wasn't what we really wanted but the nearby bar was.
It took a while to try and get used to everything, as cruising is a new experience to us. One irk we have is ...
... and did some more shopping.
We went and bought some fireworks for 4th of July and went and some shoes for the cruise. Then we looked at a shop that sells RC Toys. We dropped our car of at the airport and caught a taxi back to our hotel. We had tea at a restaurant and went for a walk along the beach.
... the gates. Who knows what was going on; all I knew
is that this was making my arrival even later! Finally, we are able to get on
board. Next thing I know, there are voices all around asking who is sitting in
seat 12D. I, of course was sitting in 12D. My seat was saturated with what was
once a large cup of coffee. I asked for another seat, but was told the flight
was full. My seatbelt was soaked and the steward added ...
Another wake up call this morning to make sure we got to breakfast etc. After breakfast we headed out to Walgreens to see if we could find a sim card – no such luck. So back to the hotel to re-arrange a few things in our suitcases before checking out at 11am. We took a shuttle to the pier which was a few mins drive away.
Check in was fast and painless for us – we were on board before 12 which is perhaps the quickest ...