Our first full day at sea!
We crossed through the Straight of Messina last night around 11pm. This is the little narrow passage that separates the toe in the"boot of Italy" from the island of Sicily. Gary went to bed after dinner last night but Ron, Lenore and I walked around the Promenade deck several times...laughing hysterically as we rounded the corner and had to walk at a 45 degree angle when we were walking into the wind!! Then we would round the corner on the other side and we felt as if we had a jet motor behind us pushing us forward! Back up in our rooms we watched from our verandah sad we passed through the straight with the coastlines of Messina, Italy on the port side and Sicily on the starboard side...both sides twinkling with city lights! Quite a magical sight!
But now we are at sea sailing toward Santorini, Greece...and today is my wonderful niece, Elyse's, birthday! Happy 25th birthday you amazing young woman! We love you!