Sea Days – Outbound Journey


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August 17th 2019
Published: August 17th 2019
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Sea Days – Outbound Journey



Sea Days are for relaxing and to do whatever you want. Of course, throughout the day, usually something new every hour, the Cruise Director and his staff provide multiple activities. You could choose to just relax beside the pool as you can see in the attached photos.





August 1, 2019 – At Sea - Weather: 69°F/20°C, Heavy fog most of the day and evening, light wind 4 mph, humidity 73°



Attended several lectures today:

The True North: Canada to Confederation. Guest presenter Dr. Tommie Sue.

Basque Whalers & Cob Fishers. Guest presenter Dr. Tommie Sue.

Discovering Corner Brook Newfoundland & Red Bay Labrador

American Test Kitchen presentation: Make Your Own Takeout



Mainstage entertainment:

The Knights – celebrating ground breaking works for the UK’s knighted singer/song writers – Elton John, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney.



August 5, 2019 – At Sea - Weather: 46°F/8°C, Heavy fog most of the day, wind 15.1 mph, humidity 98°



Attended several lectures today:

The Vikings in North America. Guest presenter Dr. Tommie Sue.

Viking Settlements in Greenland. Guest presenter Dr. Craig Cormick.



Attended two America’s Test Kitchen sessions:

Serious Tacos

Everything Salmon



Attended complimentary wine tasting:

Sommelier Suite Tasting



Mainstage entertainment (encore performance):

The Knights – celebrating ground breaking works for the UK’s knighted singer/song writers – Elton John, Rod Stewart, Paul McCartney.



August 9, 2019 – At Sea – Weather: 50°F/10°C, partly cloudy – sky clearing in late afternoon, wind 11.1 mph, slight swell, humidity 82°



Attended several lectures today:

Iceland Saga & History. Guest presenter Dr. Tommie Sue.

So You Want to be a Viking? Guest presenter Dr. Craig Cormick.

How Not to Die in Iceland: Your Guide to Enjoying Iceland’s to-die-for Beauty. EXC Travel Host Jessica.



Attended the America’s Test Kitchen session:

Tapas Party



Blog Postings:

Finally got the onboard internet to give us a positive connection and I was able to get

four more blogs posted.



Mainstage entertainment (encore performance):

Annie Frances (Vocalist)



August 12, 2019 – At Sea – Weather: 46°F/8°C, partly cloudy in am– sky clearing in late pm, wind 13.9 mph, sea swell 2 meters, humidity 80°



Attended several lectures today:

Images of Iceland. Guest presenter Dr. Tommie Sue.

Norway in a Nutshell & Discovering Bergen. EXC Travel Host Jessica.

Everything Your Ever Wanted to Know About the Icelandic Sagas. Guest presenter Dr. Craig Cormick.



Attended two America’s Test Kitchen sessions:

Getting to Know Chiles

Salad for Dinner



Mainstage entertainment:

Ronald Moray – Magician & Comedian



August 13, 2019 – At Sea – Weather: 54°F/12°C, partly cloudy, wind 7.3 mph, slight swell 1 meter waves, humidity 83°



Attended several lectures today:

The Vikings as Explorers and Traders. Guest presenter Dr. Tommie Sue.

The Good, The Bad & the Ugly: A Who’s Who of Norse Gods. Guest presenter Dr. Craig Cormick.



Attended two America’s Test Kitchen sessions:

Asian Dumplings

Lunch for a Rainy Day



Mainstage entertainment:

Jonathan Johnston - Flautist





August 15, 2019 – At Sea – Weather: 63°F/17°C, partly cloudy, wind 14.3 mph, slight swell 1 meter waves, humidity 90°



Attended several lectures today:

Discovering Cobh & Cork. Presented by Cruise & Travel Director Jonathon.

History Games: The Shipwrecks of the North Atlantic (Austria & Titanic). Guest presenter Dr. Craig Cormick.



Attended two America’s Test Kitchen sessions:

Steakhouse Dinner for Two

Flavors of the Mediterranean



Mainstage entertainment:

The Runaround Kids – UK’s finest vintage music outfit performing music of the 1950’s & 1960’s.


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