Ah yes, back to my earlier promise. After returning to the safe haven of the Stephen Taber, I donned my swim suit and plunged into the frigid 50° water. I can't remember the last time I felt so alive, or so cold. We set sail again and a few hours later enjoyed our second shipboard wine tasting with Italy the focus this time.
They didn't like what was happening in our fast paced world and decided they would offer an alternative, a place where people could slow down, savor, meet their neighbors and enjoy some delicious, healthy food choices. It's unlike any other place I've visited and I've got a hunch their concept is going to catch on.
The first morning I dined on grilled pineapple followed by French Toast stuffed (yes, stuffed) with strawberry cheesecake. A stuffed yours truly put on his walking shoes once more and strolled back downtown.