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September 28 At Sea: Equator Ceremony, Real Grass

How to make the most of your cruise through the Pacific Ocean!

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Well, again the routine of walk the track, ride the bikes, have a swim; and then let’s get ready for the day! I had breakfast in the Ocean Cafe, a ‘breakfast lasagne’ (scrambled eggs and sausage bits in a casserole with cheese topping, baked; most delicious). Then back to the room to shower and regroup for the day.

There was a huge celebration to recognize the crossing of the Equator last night which was so much fun. I think almost everyone on the ship was there; King Neptune made an appearance, along with a ‘delegation’ and flags from Britain, Canada and Australia. It was so much fun and I think about 80% of the ship’s passengers were present. So crowded and lots of laughs! Everyone earned a certificate of ‘crossing’ to recognize the crossing of the Equator!

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Our lunch was a small snack at the ‘healthy kiosk’ near the pool, something light felt good given all the food we have been eating!

We went up to the top deck at the back of the ship, the Sunset Bar, where there is real grass, bocci areas, a bar, and lots of private cabanas. It is quite delightful, and really, where would you find real grass growing in the middle of the Pacific Ocean! It was wonderful and we sat for quite a while enjoying the views and the ambiance of the area.

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We did a little ship shopping, each day the shops have new ‘specials’ and it’s fun to check out their merchandise. And then we returned to our room to primp for dinner! On our way to dinner we shopped a bit, stopping at the Tiffany Shop, where one of the crew took our picture. Just dreaming!!

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Dinner in the BLU was wonderful. It is such a classy exclusive restaurant and the staff is so amazing. And here is the restaurant and my meal...

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We stopped at the Martini Bar to say hello to Igor (Ukrainian bar tender) and took a photo of him doing one of his many ‘moves’, before heading to our room for an early night.

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Enjoyed watching the sun go down...life is good on the Pacific Ocean. One more day at sea, tomorrow. More to come...Carol on the go!

The pool at night and the setting sun...

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Posted by carolonthego 00:44

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Hi Carol and Sharon:
We are enjoying your blog and all the photos. However, it does make us quite homesick for the water where we spent 10-12 weeks a year for 7 years. Keep having fun and we look forward to your next post. Now get into the casino girl and win some $$$.
Cheers,
Lloyd & Sarah

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