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Saturday, June 18, 2011

Champagne and Chocolate Breakfast

Good morning,

My friend, Doris, invited me to her suite for a breakfast glass of champagne and chocolate as we entered St. Maarten, Dutch West Indies aboard Freedom of the Seas.
Her stateroom attendant's towel art bat greeted me...
...as did this little puppy in the chair.

But, the real view was watching...
 ...as our captain carefully guided our ship into port in St. Maarten.
Hanging off the side is one of the hot tubs on Deck 11 that I've featured here earlier.

 What a beautiful way to start the day in St. Maarten.  Thank you, Doris.




Marit Johanne said...

Now I am on a cruise too! Well, a kind of :) I am sitting at home and following the Hurtigruten from Bergen to Kirkenes on TV. They are sending the whole trip live, 134 hours. They have just left Trondheim. Because of the TV there are a lot of small boats following the ship, and where there are small local communities people are out at the rocks greeting the ship with flags! It is so fun! I have been watching it a lot already and I am afraid I will not leave the TV when they get further north and the landscapes get more and more fantastic :)

Marit Johanne said...

I think you can watch it here too:

I just read that in Seol in South Corea the Norwegian ambassador had made an arrangement so it is shown on TVs at the subway!! This is big!

Montanagirl said...

It looks so pretty and peaceful there!

Lois Evensen said...

Good morning!

Tomorrow I will be on my own computer where I have enough band width to watch the Hurtigruten. :) At the moment, I am on a satellite connection and only do quick emails.

We have gone the route of the Hurtigruten and have sailed along side her on board Splendour of the Seas. We had all the bands and greetings when we sailed into port, too. It was fantastic! Pictures of us and the ship in Honningsvaag are here:


If you click on the quick reference/archives link at the top of the page, you'll see many more pages of pictures of the coast of Norway.

Thank you for the link, Marit! I will surely check it out tomorrow when we get into a port and I have my air card connection to a land tower.

Thank you so much, Marit and Montanagirl, for stopping by and for your kind comments!

Very best,

texwisgirl said...

oh champagne and chocolate would have my head spinning!

Happy Days said...

What a wonderful way to start your day!! lol It's amazing how high up you are in that ship. Looks like a pretty day there...maybe some day for me....debbie

~*~ saskia ~*~ said...

These are beautiful pictures, Lois. The tittle of this post, sounds very good too! Have a sweet Sunday xxx

Olive Knitting said...

Breakfast of Champions with an awesome view!

Judith said...

Champagne and chocolate, sounds lovely. I can just imagine me sitting there having that. This morning I had rice crispies with skimmed mild and no sugar. There is no comparison. Great pics as always.