Playing crazy golf, in a gale, in the middle of the sea

October 15, 2013

Playing crazy golf on a cruise shipThere is something incredibly surreal about being on a cruise. You’ll be doing something completely normal and everyday – eating lunch, having a whole load of cake, running up and down ten flights of stairs after your toddler – and then the floor will wobble and you remember that you’re on a ship with a mountain’s depth of water underneath you, and oh look! There’s some dolphins.

The ship we were on Рthe Independence of the Seas Рwas a whole, massive, self-contained ecosystem in itself. There an auditorium, a shopping street, lifts, an ice rink, a climbing wall, a basketball court, a gym, a running track, an outdoor cinema, loads of swimming pools as well as restaurants, bars and rooms. Adding to the surreal-ness, there was also crazy golf, which we ended up playing one night when we were at sea, at twilight, with Eliza and my brother.

The quality of these pictures is terrible (it was so windy, I was slightly worried about the camera going overboard), but I love them as it was definitely one of the more random moments of our trip, and such brilliant fun.

But yes we are back! On dry land. And predictably cold. How’s everyone been? Normal service should resume here shortly. Once we’ve battled our way through the inevitable post holiday washing pile (it is winning at the moment).


  • Kim Carberry

    October 15, 2013 at 11:55 am

    Sounds like fun….lol A very random moment I’m sure….lol

  • shirley

    October 16, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    You forgot the theatre and shows and I heard a picture floating around of two people up on stage doing karaoke! Hope you enjoyed the ports of call.RoyalCarribean were so friendly and helpful with a toddler in tow.

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