Greetings from somewhere in the Atlantic between Ft. Lauderdale and San Juan, P.R. This will be a quick entry, but I wanted you all to know that we arrived safely and are now ensconced in our lovely Royal Suite aboard Celebrity Silhouette.
Our day began in Ft. Lauderdale under threatening skies:
Overcast Ft. Lauderdale – where’s the sun??
We boarded the ship around 12:00 noon – an easy and fairly quick process. And here’s our intrepid AAC CPA checking out the atrium just around the corner from our cabin:
AAC CPA gets acclimated to his new surroundings
We’re traveling with some friends and we all convened in the Sky Observation Lounge forward on deck 14 for our departure – it’s been raining on and off all day, so we didn’t want to get wet.
Sky Observation Lounge up on Deck 14
In brief, the ship is gorgeous – and very large for us who are used to traveling on mid-sized ships (our QM2 crossing in September notwithstanding). We have a designated restaurant called Luminae, but there are also 4 specialty restaurants that look very yummy, and we already have reservations at each of them over the next few nights.
There are also a lot of bars all over the ship that we must check out: the Molecular Bar, the Martini Bar, amongst others. We also have a dedicated lounge – Michael’s Club – just for us. How lucky are we??
Here are a few pix of the ship:
The Molecular Bar for wacky cocktails
Our dedicated restaurant, Luminae
That’s all for today – have to head up to Michael’s Club for the 1st Negroni of the cruise. See y’all later!!
4 thoughts on “Sunday: Heading Out to Sea”
It all looks fabulous. Enjoy the negronis and we can’t wait to see more photos. Thanks for taking the time to add to your blog while you are cruising. We recognize it is a huge commitment on your part and we, your readers, are thrilled that we can ‘come along with you’ and experience the Celebrity cruise.
Ashley – you are so sweet and so supportive. You cannot know how much it means to me. Thanks so much as ever. xoxox
Oh wow! It looks absolutely amazing. I’m looking forward to reading more during your adventure. Enjoy!!!
Hey thanks!! I’ll try to be a faithful blogger while on board – hopefully, the ship’s internet will cooperate!!
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