Well as I awake I notice immediately that the ship is rolling in a way not yet experienced on this voyage. The motion is quite soothing and not disturbing at all. The captain has advised us that as we enter the bay of Biscay the sea will be force 8 with a 8m swell. Reassuringly He tells us that this is well within the safe operation limits of the vessel! I should hope so. Tonight is the last night ball so we are hoping it's not too rough to stop us getting ful...
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An early start and up to watch the still in which was worthwhile. Firstly we saw a submarine under steam following us into port. It was a diesel sub and looked really small but as its he only sub I've ever seen actually being used I was impressed. Then as you enter the river you see a marvellous suspension bridge which was designed as a replica of the Golden Gate. The ship passes under it with about 3m clearance the traffic on the bridge getting close of smoke as...