Sunset and Sunrise from Southampton

Post 102: Friday 20th January 2017. 

I was about to start my 2 week cruise to Norway, with some associated walks.

My ‘Norwegian Walk’ began with a 1 mile walk  around the deck at around 7.07pm whilst still birthed at Southampton, as the sun began to set. The start of our holiday. p1020476

Miles Walked 1

Partly Cloudy Skies

Air Temperature 3 degrees C/37 degrees F 

Wind Force 4 Slight Moderate

 

Saturday 21st January 2017

I awoke on my 65th birthday at just after 7am to a lovely sunrise somewhere in the North Sea. See slideshow:

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I completed 3 miles around the deck before birthday celebrations got into full swing in the evening.

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Sunrises and sunsets are one of my favourite photographic subjects and this one exceeded my expectations. There was hardly anyone else on deck at just after 7.00am! What a treat you can miss by staying in bed.

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It is always a delight to see another ship pass by, this one at 7.49.

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This next two weeks of my 1,000 mile walk challenge were going to be something very different from my normal walks.

As per my previous blog I discovered I was part Viking and it only seemed appropriate that I was heading for Norway with my dearest Celia.We had a lovely meal and celebrations in the evening on formal night with friends Annabelle, Christine and John on the MS Balmoral. I thought it best not to turn out in my outdoor gear!

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Miles Walked 3

Partly Cloudy Skies

Air Temperature 3 degrees C/37 degrees F

Sea Temperature 8 degrees C/46 degrees F

Wind Force 4 Slight Moderate 

 

 

 

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