Monthly Archives: August 2013

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2013-08-19 Ed’s Day From Hell – Part 2

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The Eurostar train ride, although without the really nice seats and the food/drink attendant, was without any drama. Yes, we had to cart the huge bags between trains but I was kind of getting used to it by then. That … Continue reading

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2013-08-19 Ed’s Day From Hell – Part 1

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Wake up at 6:30. Out the stateroom door before 8. Off the ship by 8:30. At the railroad station before 10. On the train by 11. On our way to London! Whew!!! Barely had time to see the sunrise. The … Continue reading

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2013-08-18 Brussels

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It was a misty and foggy day as we headed out for today’s tour. We had a fascinating tour guide, Jo, on the bus. He didn’t give you facts; he told you stories. He told us how King Ferdinand and … Continue reading

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2013-08-17 Ship at Sea for the Last Time

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Ahhhh, a slow day! I ran around the ship doing various things until mid-afternoon. I played bingo at 10:30. It was a special bingo game … only one. You paid $20 for 3 bingo cards and you could win a … Continue reading

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2013-08-16 St Peter Port

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I woke up early but Ed didn’t want to get up. He’s beat and will be so glad to get back to a normal schedule … meaning that he can sleep as long as he wants! Hahahaha! As it turned … Continue reading

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2013-08-15 Plymouth

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The day I’ve been anxiously waiting for! Woo-hoo!!! Plymouth Rock, Sir Francis Drake, Plymouth Hoe, Drake’s Island; these are all things that I was looking forward to. I was sorely disappointed. The day was misty and foggy, around 64 degrees, … Continue reading

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2013-08-14 Cobh

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  Cobh, pronounced “cove.” This is the port for Cork. No tender was needed today but there wasn’t much within walking distance from the ship. We actually got to sleep in a bit because our tour didn’t leave until 12:45. … Continue reading