Day 62 – At Sea – July 22nd, 2015

Reykjavik, Iceland to New York, USA 

Today was the day of changes, as our destination changed, the weather changed continuously and even the crew drills were cancelled, so the daily schedule changed. Halifax should have been our next port of call tomorrow, but due to ice floes and ice bergs coming down the Davis Straight, coupled with dense fog, the Captain deemed it unsafe, so we are heading directly for New York. Sad smile  This will provide an extra night in New York and permit the 4 hour immigration procedures to be completed the first night, which will provide almost 2 full days of touring the city.

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Day 62 – At Sea – July 22nd, 2015

Reykjavik, Iceland to New York, USA 

Today was the day of changes, as our destination changed, the weather changed continuously and even the crew drills were cancelled, so the daily schedule changed. Halifax should have been our next port of call tomorrow, but due to ice floes and ice bergs coming down the Davis Straight, coupled with dense fog, the Captain deemed it unsafe, so we are heading directly for New York. Sad smile  This will provide an extra night in New York and permit the 4 hour immigration procedures to be completed the first night, which will provide almost 2 full days of touring the city.

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Day 60 – At Sea – July 20th, 2015

Reykjavik, Iceland to Halifax, Canada

Our second sea day between Reykjavik and Halifax, and it is starting to get warmer, but very slowly. I think a number of passengers are still recovering from the late night in Reykjavik, as it is still a very quiet ship, especially early in the morning. During the Noon announcement the Captain advised we are steering further off-shore due to reports of large ice floes in the vicinity of our closer to shore intended track. The Open Championship final round is today, and being held at St Andrews, I will be ensconced in the cabin most of the afternoon watching the last few hours.

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