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Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Shopping on the Royal Promenade - Freedom of the Seas

Good morning,

You can pull right up and park here on the Royal Promenade to do some shopping on board Freedom of the Seas.

Well, really you can't, but it sure feels like it you can on this street that feels like a European village.
There are plenty of specialty shops and above them you can see the windows of staterooms that overlook the Royal Promenade.
At different times during the cruise shopping is moved out into the center of the promenade.
 At other times, these sales counters will be moved and parades will delight the guests. 
 But, for right now, it's time to buy a new hat!

 See the Cafe Promenade on the right?  That's where my brother, his wife, and I spent quite a bit of time last January sipping mocha coffee and watching the world go by.
 The Cafe Promenade is also a place where you can get something light to eat at most times of the day and night.

Tomorrow I'll continue to stroll down the center of this beautiful ship with my camera.





Yogi♪♪♪ said...

That is incredible. How creative is that to have that on a ship.

Wanda..... said...

I like all the special little touches like the puppy tied to the post by the stairwell! Beautiful art everywhere!

karen said...

it looks so wonderful!! I hope you are well and having an amazing and restful trip. Take care of yourself x

Diana said...

Oh what fun! I want to go shopping too!!! I love your header photo Lois, awesome! Love Di ♥

texwisgirl said...

floating mall... :)

Gunn said...

Looks like a nice place to be!!
Enjoy it!
Hipp-Hipp-Hurra fra Gunn /Norge
Idag er det "17.mai"

Lois Evensen said...

Hi Everyone,

Shopping on board is so very convenient. Not only can you find the every day "stuff" you might have forgotten to bring (shampoo, etc.) you can get souvenirs on board. The shops cater to the itinerary so there are plenty of items that relate to the ports the ship visits.

Thank you so much, everyone, for stopping by and for your very kind comments.

And, Gunn, YES! Happy 17 Mai! May 17 is Constitution Day in Norway. :)))

Big hugs,

Montanagirl said...

That's really amazing. It's like a whole other world afloat on the seas!

Beatrice P. Boyd said...

Lois, I would apend lots of time sitting at the cafe and people watching as the promonade is definitely the right place to be.

mrscravitz said...

Oh My Gosh! I am looking at the pictures of the ship! I never ever imagined what was inside one of these cruise's! Just amazing!