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Took myself for a walk around deck 14 which is open.

The Observatory was shut .... indoor forward viewing lounge. Closed for a private event. Grabbed a pic through a closed door then sneaked in through a different set of doors.

 

 

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Captain's noon update. We're level with Middlesbrough which is near where I travelled 5 hours down from on Sunday!

 

Choir rehearsals have started. Not participating this cruise. Have something else in store........ 😉

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From the app :

 

Room Service

To order room service simply call 3000 from your cabin phone. 

 

Our galley team are on hand 24/7 to quell any hunger pangs you may have. 

 

Simply pick from the menu on your cabin information sheet and place your order. 

 

Classic Caesar Salad

 

With Croutons, parmesan shavings and Caesar dressing GBP 6.80

 

added Grilled chicken fillet GBP 1.50

 

Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Sandwich

 

Smoked Salmon, capers, onion rings and cream cheese GBP 5.50

 

Grilled Cheese Sandwich (as Vegan available) White Bread – Cheese Variation GBP 4.95

 

Ambassador Club Sandwich

 

Toast Bread - Chicken – bacon – tomatoes – mayonnaise – lettuce - fries GBP 5.95

 

Chickpea & Lentil Burger (Vegan)

 

Avocado - Tomato Cucumber - Onion Chutney – fries GBP 7.95

 

Cheeseburger Tomato – Pickels – Lettuce – Cheedar – Fries GBP 7.95

 

Chicken Curry & Rice 

 

GBP 7.95

 

Cheese Plates 

 

Assorted cheese, grapes, chutney, and biscuits GBP 5.95

 

Fresh fruit Salad GBP 3.95

 

Ice cream Selection, 3 scoops (ask for our Vegan Ice Selection) GBP 3.50

 

Times

24/7

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We went to Borough Market for afternoon tea. Every counter was laden with sweet, savoury, hot or cold yummies. Our view.

 

Miserable performance at 'Guess the missing word' in the afternoon trivia. 😭

 

Now sat in The Observatory with a coffee.

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From the app :

 

Sea & Grass is one of Ambience's specialty restaurants.

 

Discover a menu handcrafted by our Executive Chef across seven acts that will delight and thrill your taste buds at every turn. 

 

This exclusive dining experience has been curated to explore the relationship between meat and fish, or as we like to call it Sea & Grass.

 

This dining experience is only available at dinner and we would advise you to visit Sea & Grass in advance to reserve your table for the day and time of your choosing.  

 

There is also a full Vegan menu available on request. 

 

This restaurant does have a supplementary charge of £24.95pp or £29.95pp with wine pairings.

 

How to book?

 

Please contact a member of dining room during opening hours

 

Closed on Embarkation day and Gala nights.

 

Location

Sea & Grass is located forward Lido Deck 12.

 

Times

1800-20:30

 

 

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We're heading to Torshavn in the Faroe Islands to dock tomorrow. We've not booked an excursion.

 

From the app :

 

The Faroe Islands are an archipelago between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Norway and Iceland, 200 miles north-northwest of Great Britain.

 

Composed of 18 different islands, the Faroes have truly unspoilt nature be it verdant hills and impressive glacial valleys or soaring cliffs and dramatic seascapes.

 

The name Faroes means "island of currents". Streymoy is the largest and most populated island of the archipelago. Torshavn, located on its southeast coast, is the capital and largest city of the Faroe Islands, and is named after the Nordic god ‘Thor’.

 

Torshavn has an area known as Tinganes, home to what were the first parliament buildings on the islands. The first parliament meeting occurred in 825 A.D. during the Viking Age, making it one of the oldest assemblies in the world. Tinganes boasts pretty wooden houses with green turf roofs, the oldest being more than 500 years old.

Just think if you stand on some of the rocks out here on this small peninsular you are standing where the Vikings trod a thousand years ago.

 

 

 

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I don't know where to start!! Talk about a standing ovation show! 7 principal singers, 4 dancers. An Enchanted Garden. One of the very best shows on the high seas I've seen, if not THE best.

 

Fabulous costumes; perfect vocals. Exceptional staging and choreography. 'Knights in white satin' in Italian. And finished with a perfect Nessun Dorma. 

 

West End quality. Can't wait for tomorrow, Bugsy Malone crossed with Chicago apparently.

 

Magnifique!

 

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Day 4 / 34 Torshavn

 

Good morning and thanks for following.

 

Balcony pics taken around 0710. Screenshots courtesy of the app, Google weather, Marine Traffic.

 

As an aside..... the aircon has gone off in our cabin. Seems when we're stationary it really doesn't work!

 

 

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TORSHAVN - port information.pdf

 

torshavn_map.pdf

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