I’m thirsty. ~Samuel T. Coleridge, paraphrased
25 January…Cruising Day 3…second sea day.
I’m happy to report the Drake was more a lake rather than a shaken-not-stirred martini. Mr. TxP was ecstatic; I was relieved. (Now…we just had to get back across uneventfully.) Eating, lectures, equipment orientation for the kayakers/stand-up paddle boarders, and more eating was the order of the day.
But then we spotted this:
Which eventually led to seeing a whole lot of this:
We were able to get pretty close….
There was rejoicing all around. The humans were placated.
That evening, Captain Alexey Zakalashnyuk hosted a formal reception welcoming us onboard. The crew exhibited great haberdashery making an appearance in a tartan plaid custom designed for Quark.
It was a very good day…and we were only at the beginning.