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Thursday, June 10, 2010

Thirty Thousand Horses - Majesty of the Seas

Good morning,

I just have a few images today of a type I really like.  Not only is there a lot of blue water, there is such a feeling of great calm, power, and peace in them.
We were leaving the island of Coco Cay, Bahamas when I walked around the Promenade Deck.  After the great clanging and banging of anchors being raised all became nearly quiet as I felt a low vibration as a slow turn was powered by our stern and bow thrusters.

I was alone as I stood on Deck 7 Aft, when a gentle rumbling of thirty thousand horses under my feet in the Engine Room slowly started to walk, then trot, then gallop...
...to take us out to sea and toward our next port of call.

Life at sea is gloriously beautiful.  I am grateful for every day I can be here to enjoy it.

Very best,
Lois

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6 comments:

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Thanks Lois for the nice morning start. How great to be at sea and on the deck in early morning AND to have a good internet connection to share. Life is good!

Diana said...

The last photo was my favorite Lois, just so peaceful and beautiful!
Love Di ♥

Cheryl said...

Your photos are so very calming and peaceful. I can almost imagine standing there on the deck.

River Glorious said...

What a vista, Lois, just wonderful. :)

Elaine said...

Nice description of heading out to sea and beautiful photos.

Lois Evensen said...

Good morning,

Yes, it is very pretty out on the high seas. There is just no end to pretty pictures to be captured.

I should have mentioned that these images were taken in the late afternoon after a day at the island. The ship moves mostly at night and is in ports during the day. When we are in US ports I am able to use my Verizon air card connection which is when I upload most photos. I can connect via satellite, too, but avoid that for obvious reasons! It all works very well.

Thank you, everyone, for stopping by.

Very best,
Lois