It's out with the old and in with the new! It seems that more than half of the passengers disembarked today in Port Everglade and a whole new group boarded. Just when I was making some headway training them all on proper elevator and buffet procedures!!
We had a great day today in Fort Lauderdale
We traveled to the Galleria Mall and checked out a few shops, crossed the street to my favourite Florida grocery store, Publix, and then returned to the port area and found a Ross Dress for Less, Walgreens and a Dollar Tree. Now THAT's where you can really do some retail therapy!
I did make one purchase today at the mall in a store called Brookstone. I bought a "selfie stick". I debated long and hard about purchasing one of those damn things, but you know...as stupid as they look, they are certainly useful and I plan on getting lots of great shots with it on future trips
As the old saying goes "everything that's old is new again" and that goes for the food in the dining room. Luckily I enjoyed all the menus on the first 10 days as it seems they are going to repeat themselves this time around. So all those things that I particularly liked, I can have again. And there was only 1 night that I struggled to find something that sounded good.
A very enjoyable day all around, but it's hard to believe that we're half way through...but then, alot of the people we cruised with last week are finished...so half way's not so bad after all.
And the Fuss Budget...a mere 5%...and that was chalked up to a little something that I observed while traveling on the Sun Trolley...so can't even be attributed to any of the cruise passengers...although these 2 old girls would fit right in with the cruising mentality. We stopped at an intersection behind a Sun Trolley from a different route. Two old girls got off the trolley in front of us and indicated that they wanted to transfer to ours. Do you think they could walk the 25 feet from the front trolley to the back trolley? You know the answer to that...don't you?? Nope!! They waved to the driver who had to wait for the front trolley to pull away, and then he advanced the few feet to pick them up. OMG...need I say more.
Two more relaxing sea days before our ports of call start up again. Good weather in the forecast...cold drinks in the mini fridge...and a good supply of snacks from the grocery store. All's right with the world!!
The tiny ship was tossed
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States