Last updated: 27-DEC-2010

Day 10, DEC 08, At Sea

Beautiful day. Super smooth

Sunset 300 miles north of Puerto Rico

6 pm and very quiet

Day 11, DEC 09, At Sea

Sargasso Sea - The Sargasso Sea is home to seaweed of the genus Sargassum, which floats en masse on the surface there. The sargassum
is not a threat to shipping, and historic incidents of sailing ships being trapped there are due to the often calm winds of the horse
latitudes.  This is also home to the huge North Atlantic Garbage Patch with a high concentration of non-biodegradable plastic waste.
We would see the Sargassum floating in the Atlantic.

Our hall

Everyone is ready for the Engine control room tour

Engine control room tour.  Not allowed in the actual engine room.  But, could see it on TV.

Boring sunset

Mary gets two dinners--the lobster tail and petit filet.  This was the only time those 2 items were offerred, so she wanted both. The filet
mignon was very tender! Even Dave went with the filet mignon instead of his usual steak!

Day 12, DEC 10, Last day at sea

Now only 200 miles or so from Cape Hatteras but still in the Gulf Stream.  The day started out warm but by late afternoon it was in 
the upper 50's which is cold when you spent the last 10 days in the 80's !

Sunset 40 miles east of Duck, NC.  You can see water towers to the left of the sunset on the zoomed image

Approaching the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel

Our last desserts !

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