It's Mother's Day! As if to celebrate "my" day, I began the day with a nice hotel breakfast. Soon after we gathered our belongings and boarded a bus bound for the S.S. Joie de Vivre, the Uniworld ship. This is the newest ship in their fleet and it is magnificent! Did I think to take any pictures of the ship? No! Luckily, other people (including Uniworld) have posted pictures, so I now share some with you!
|410 feet long. 37.5 feet wide. 64 cabins. 52 crew to take care of a maximum of 128 passengers. We only had 96 passengers, including 16 travel agents. We wondered if our most excellent service was an effort to impress the agents.
|The cabin - spacious with lots of storage! The top half of the window slides all the way down.
|This is "La Cave du Vin". We attended a wine tasting here and a cooking class.
|The ship has another dining option in the bow. They have a café menu offered almost all day.
|This is a shot of the lounge. Comfortable seating for all. We met here each evening for an overview of the next day. Drinks are served at no additional charge!
After we explored the ship we were treated to our first lunch in the dining room, a fabulous buffet. I don't recall what I ate, exactly, but it was all good! Then, after eating we took a short bus ride to a Seine River Cruise company and had an informative trip along the Seine. Come along with us!
|Our river tour went from left to right, and back again.
Can you match the pictures to the images?