We're offSeptember 3, 2017 in the United Kingdom ⋅ 🌧 13 °C
After getting on board we found cabin C112 then unpacked once our cases had been delivered.
Orientation is going to be the major challenge along with getting our Cabin steward to stop calling me "Madam"!
We set sail on time and made our way through the Solent to the English Channel. By dinner time I had taken my first sea-sickness tablet whilst listening to others comment on some 'millpond"? The food was delicious once I got it in my mouth and practise at guiding the fork to the right location whilst bobbing about helped. I'm exaggerating but the sea certainly wasn't smooth! I also learned that it was going to be best if I sat down when going for a wee!
With survival basics established, and a lengthy safety briefing which included putting lifejackets on, we enjoyed our first evening aboard and are looking forward to seeing what the rest of the week brings.Read more