Blog: Leucht State of Mind

Follow South Australian artist, Elaine Cheng, as she takes her sketchbook on a trip to America. Los Angeles, San Francisco, The Caribbean Islands. 

Cruisin' like a Norwegian

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I'm back! 8 days without access to the Internet. Why? I hopped on a cruise to the Caribbean Islands. So for the next few days while I'm back, chilling in LA, I'll be sharing a little overview of the trip with you guys. But first, the cruise itself!

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We had the pleasure of boarding the Norwegian Getaway for this trip. Built just last year, The Getaway is Norwegian's newest ship. 

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I have vague memories of cruising with two other cruise lines but I loved the open deck design on the Norwegian. From giant water slides, to rock climbing, to the sports complex, everything embraced the open air and the ocean. 

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On Level 15, you'll find a free buffet that is open until midnight, cooking up fresh food every minute of the day. 3 other restaurants are also available as sit-down options with three-course menus that change everyday. Did I mention they are also free?

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In the centre of the ship is the Atrium where live music takes the stage. 

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Despite not sleeping for two days, I spent the first night doodling the members of Groove International doing their first performance. Seriously these guys are something else.

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I had a chat to them afterward and asked them to sign my sketchbook. Next thing I know, I was trying to catch all of their performances. 

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That's all I can show you for today! The journey continues tomorrow, I can't wait to put up some of the photos of the islands on here.

Thanks for sticking with me so far! 

I'll pop a few more photos here.

Love,

Elaine