Wednesday 18 May 2011

The last day

Our last day aboard we spent at sea. The weather was pleasant, the sea was calm and we were able to relax and get ready for our disembarkation in Hamburg. In the morning passenger had the opportunity to visit the bridge. Captain Arild HÃ¥rvik took his time to explain the ship’s modern technique.
Our onboard lecturer had a last possibility to share their knowledge with us. The day passed with interesting information, chats and talks amongst passengers and crew alike. As often on cruises, addresses were exchanged amongst newly made friends. Photos were passed around and discussed.
The highlight in the afternoon was the Farewell Cocktail hosted by our Captain followed by another delicious Dinner prepared by the Galley crew.
Most guests spent the evening with a last cocktail in the lounge. Around 10:00 pm we entered the Kiel Canal. As the lock is fully illuminated at night time we were able to observe the locking of the ship very well.
Our onboard photographer presented her best pictures of the cruise, and reviewing the cruise visually many of us plan to return to MV FRAM. We all at Hurtigruten are looking forward to welcoming returning guests back on board. Good night – see you soon again….