It is Boxing Day today, Monday 26 December 2012 and we are in Cairns, far north Queensland and very “excited” to be here. This is the furthest port on our cruise. Continue reading
I have been looking forward to our Christmas Dinner onboard the Royal Carribean. Tonight is also a formal night which adds to the atmosphere. We catch the last of the sunset before heading down for dinner. Continue reading
Christmas morning…Santa is apparently cruising round the ship giving presents to all the kids and there’s probably more carolling going on somewhere…. Continue reading
Christmas eve dinner tonight and we are looking forward to our usual three course meal in the Cascades Dining Room. Continue reading
We organise for room service breakfast which we enjoy on our balcony.
By this time (7:30am) we have anchored a couple of kilometres off the coast of Airlie Beach. Since leaving Brisbane (south east Queensland) we have been making our way up the east coast of Australia to north Queensland, to the small coastal township of Airlie Beach. Today our Cruise Compass tells us it will be “partly cloudy skies” and a “70% chance of precipitation” – temperature 27oC. Continue reading
We are back to the Cascades Dining Room for dinner and tonight’s meal is lovely so all is forgiven for consequences of last night’s crab cake.
We are seated next to two ladies from the United Kingdom and, together with our amusing Indian waiter it is a fun meal. We actually lose track of time and end up missing out on going to the show in the theatre tonight so we alter our plans and make a quick detour to the casino…(not problem gamblers). Anyway, Alex managed to win US$40 on roulette…good one Alex. Continue reading
Thankfully I fell asleep eventually last night and when I woke this morning my stomach cramps and pains from last night were all gone. Ok..time to eat!!!! (not kidding). Continue reading