Norway (Day 17)

July 4

At Sea

We’re steaming toward our final destination, England, on the 4th of July.  That’s either ironic . . . or a coincidence . . . 

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[So, what do you do when you’re stuck on a boat . . . ]

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[Enjoy morning photo ops . . . ]

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[And if it’s chilly, take them from inside . . . ]

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[And you may get stuck in a Star Wars movie . . . ]

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[Looks ominous . . . ]

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[The boat is making a run for it . . . ]

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[Obviously, something nefarious is going on . . . ]

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[And then the creature’s cousin joined the fray . . . ]

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[Well, enough of all that.  How about a par-tay?]

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[If it’s too crowded, go outside for some fresh air . . . ]

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[Then back in for all the goodies.  This is something cruise ships do very well . . . ]

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[What’s a swimming pool without surrounding melon tables?]

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[As I recall, we had great difficulty finding a table for the four of us.  These people must have staked out their seating in the wee small hours of the morning . . . ]

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[We even tried other rooms . . . ]

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[Well, enough of the hubbub – find a room with a view . . . ]

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[More “aliens” on the horizon . . . ]

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[How to do a straight line . . . ]

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[The Super with her impression of Leonardo DiCaprio . . . ]

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[I’m queen of the world . . . ]

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[Where we were, where we are, and where we’re going . . . ]

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[This was great.  We haven’t that many cruises where you could comfortably sit on deck and read a book . . . ]

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[Back in the theater to learn about our final stop . . . ]

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[On the Waves of Love, 1986, Edvard Munch (1863-1944), Lithographic crayon and tusche]

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[Lofotpils Pilsner, Norway, likely within the last year . . . ]

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[At the theater . . . ]

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[Pre-dinner . . . ]

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[Dinner . . . ]

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[Anne had her fish de-boned.  I don’t know if it was an option, they just did it . . . ]

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[As I recall, it was trout . . . ]

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[No thanks, I’ll have the prime rib . . . ]

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[I joined Anne with the de-boned fish.  Then we were done, and would awaken in London in the morning . . . ]

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[And to think I always thought it was just a cliche . . . ]

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[Two ships passing in the night . . . ]

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Sailing round the world in a dirty gondola oh, to be back in the land of Coca-Cola!  ~
Bob Dylan
Up Next:  London

 

 

 

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