We went up to get an early lunch since we had to meet for our tour at 2:00 pm. We noticed it had gotten a bit darker out, but that still didn’t prepare us for what Mother Nature had in store. We had to walk from the ship to the terminal (about 100 yards) in the pouring down rain that was being driven sideways by 50 mph gusts of wind. I wish we could have seen ourselves because I’m sure it was amusing. We had an umbrella which proved useless and we were both totally soaked by the time we got on the bus. We were really having second thoughts about the excursion at this point! We started with a motor coach tour of the city. There was a severe earthquake back in 1755 which destroyed 80% of
After our motor coach tour we boarded a tram for the second part of our tour. These have been running in
After this portion of the trip it was time to return to the ship and of course face the pelting rain once again. We managed to get back on board but the wind and rain just about knocked us over this time!
Poor Mom had about had it at this point, but at least we were able to go back to our suite and put on some dry clothes. Prakasan had brought us some canapés for a snack which was a welcomed treat. There was a show at 8:45 so we decided to forego dinner in the Queen’s Grille and go down to the
PS – the ship is back to rocking tonight! Here’s looking forward to the