Our last and final port was Dover, England. We sailed in early in the morning, and it was only beginning to get light, with cloud cover. I wasn’t able to get the best picture of the White Cliffs of Dover – but this is what I could see from our balcony. I had packed up … More A Tour of HP and a Little of London
We sailed into Invergordon pretty early, as it is not too far from Kirkwall. We had a long port time here from 7:30am – 8:30pm!! I had booked an excursion for our day here through Invergordon Shore Excursions. The particular trip I booked was a cheaper alternative to the much more expensive Disney version. Plus we had … More Invergordon, Scotland – Castles, Lochs, and Whiskey
We arrived in Kirkwall, Scotland and had a port time of 9:15am – 5:45pm. We did not have any port excursions planned for the day, and the girls wanted to stay on the ship again. So MyMan and I walked around the town by ourselves. After we wandered around the town a bit, we … More Kirkwall, Scotland – The Best Send Off Ever!
I had scheduled us to have a character breakfast on our second sea day at 8:30am. At first the girls didn’t want to go because they were still quite tired from all the Iceland excursions. I told them they didn’t have to go if they didn’t want to, but at the last minute they both … More Sea Day – It’s All About the Characters!
After some sleep and a good breakfast on the ship, we headed back out to the city of Reykjavik to find our tour guide for our Mountain Safari ATV tour!! MyMan and I have ridden ATVs in the past and thoroughly enjoyed it, so I was wanting to be able to share that fun with … More Reykjavik Day 2
Our next port of call was Reykjavik – Iceland’s capital and largest city. We actually got to spend 48 hours here, which was awesome! On day one, I had booked a private guided tour with Extreme Iceland doing a tour of the Golden Circle and a swim in the Secret Lagoon. Highlights of the Golden … More Reykjavik, Iceland – The Most Northern Capital of the World
The evening we left Bergen, Norway – the ship was rocking and rolling! The girls felt awful, and Guest Services was handing out Dramamine like it was candy! The restaurants for dinner were half full at best that night. Room service was very busy handing out saltine crackers to those who felt ill. After taking … More Crossing the Arctic Circle to Akureyri, Iceland!
Bergen was our next port of call. The weather was not the best…rainy off and on, and somewhat chilly. We had another short port day here – only 8:15am – 1:45pm. So all we had planned for the day was to go up the funicular to Mt. Floien. This was the view from our balcony … More Bergen, Norway – On Top of the World!
We cruised into Kristiansand, Norway and it was a beautiful sunny day. Our port time was short, only 7:45am – 2:15pm. I had booked a Disney excursion here that was going to be riding a vintage steam train through the country side, but that ended up being cancelled due to not enough people signing up … More Kristiansand, Norway – A Hidden Gem
When I woke up – we were passing sites like this, so I grabbed my camera for a few photos. Meanwhile, my cabin mates all looked like this… The water was so perfectly still, it was an overcast day and the weather was cool. Cute little villages and houses dotted the landscape. One really amazing … More Oslo, Norway – All About the Vikings