I think the nearby sculpture of the diver is very lifelike. It looks like
it’s made out of bronze. Apart from the color, you’d think it was a real
If you can get over that hurdle, the shows are usually quite well done.
It’s right at the top of the ship, at the front, so it has a great view of
the horizon, to the left, right and forward.
If you don’t mind a little bit of cigarette smoke, it’s quite a pleasant
place to have a pre-dinner drink in the evenings.
Although the wind makes a bit of noise in the microphone, it’s a lovely
peaceful place where not many people visit – probably because it’s difficult to find, and hard to open the door 🙂
Rather than stopping at Wellington and Napier, he has decided to sail
straight to Auckland so that we get there on time.
The cruise duration will be the same – we’ll arrive in Auckland on
Saturday. We just won’t stop anywhere on the way.
Here’s a quick view of Aurora’s atrium and its impressive water sculpture.
It’s flat and calm.
The only problem is that our engines aren’t working too well, and we’re only going a bit over half our normal speed.
I don’t know how this will affect our arrival time into Wellington, but I’ll let you know.
Regardless of how fast we’re going, it’s still great to be here.
Formal night tonight. And I’m lookng forward to watchng a classical piano concert before dinner.
More news later.