A full day at sea on our way to Ketchikan
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This morning started pretty early for me. I had read of a Photoshopping lecture and series that was going to start at 9 a.m. I awoke at 4 am due to the ships horn going off a few times. Nothing serious, just enough to wake most passengers from their sleep.
Awake again at just about 8am, time to dress, run for a quick small plate of food and then to the lecture. My wife was just waking up as I finished dressing and leaving. At the Photo Shop Elements 6 lecture the instructor, Tim Greene, told of the different classes he would be holding during the cruise.
Dinner tonight was formal, and after checking the menu at the normal dining room we chose to eat at the Bayou Steakhouse where I could get a fillet mignon and my wife could get a lobster tail. This is one of the two specialty restaurants onboard, and they charge extra just to eat here and then charge again if you wish to have a lobster tail. We made a reservation for 7:30pm and made our way around the ship doing a little sightseeing while waiting for the day to pass. When the time came we dressed and went down for our special meal. Our waiter was excellent at listening to our requests and did a wonderful job of delivering a very superior meal with special little touches that made both my wife and I very pleased. All the way through a Great meal with very superior service! We never did try the other specialty restaurant; Sabatini’s is the Italian multi-course restaurant where you can spend two or three hours eating.
After dinner we strolled the ship and listened to the various music at the lounges, piano bars, and open venues. It kinda felt good to be dressed up for once. And finally, knowing we would need to be up early in the morning for our short visit to