It was a close shave but we got out of upper Belfast Lough before we could be trapped by the incoming QE2-stuck for an hour minimum said the guy at the gate as you can't pass the QE2. So we are aiming to get the HSS out 10 minutes early and meet the Liner up the lough where it is wider.And they did. Loaded up in 7 minutes presumably turning away in any late comers. And there she was, surprisingly tiny, emerging from the pouring rain looking forward to her 5 hours in Belfast 300 minutes in Belfast dreich soddening around the Peace Wall guided by retired 'Men of Violence' of either persausion.-such an experience would make you look forward actively to Dubai-the ship's last port of call and where it/she will become a 7* hotel.
Was it rough? Yes but with the HSS stabilisers it did not matter-the free Dry Martinis in Stena Plus were barely shaken
and hardly stirred.
Labels: HSS, QE2