Both wind and waves decreased today making for a much more pleasurable ride for most, while the temperature increased somewhat adding to the comfort. Cloud cover by and large remained at about 4 octas (half covered sky) reducing the glare of the sun, while the visibility was in excess of 10 miles both making for good wildlife watching conditions. Problem was, there were very few birds! Best on offer were 400+ Kittiwake, an unidentifiable Auk species (Guillemot, Razorbill etc), a ‘first winter’ Gannet and this
It comes to something when you are driven to photographing
Flotsam and Jetsam, but quite frankly there was little else around except for the odd ship.
while this Liquid Natural Gas Carrier is the LNG FINIMA.
The VACANT WAKE, so time to have a wander and meet some of the crew.
down at Reception Senior Receptionist BARBORA and Chief Purser CONNIE
along with other colleagues MARY and SAM.
With another 590 miles still to cover to our next destination at 12.6 knots, we have been kept about 110 miles from the Portuguese coast experiencing a south west Atlantic swell against an opposing north easterly wind of about 15 knots.