Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Silver Wind: Cape Town, South Africa, Day 2

A good night’s sleep is so important to our well-being that Silversea’s Silver Wind has been outfitted with some of the most comfortable bedding at sea. Before we left home I indicated our preference for a “queen” sized bed configuration and the pillow style we preferred. When we retired last night, it was immediately apparent that Silversea hit a home run with the new firm mattresses and cozy duvet. By the time we awoke to enjoy room service breakfast this morning, we were refreshed and almost over our jet lag.

During her recent renovation, not only were suites outfitted with new bedding, but all carpeting, upholstery, and drapes were replaced. A new bold color scheme successfully blends tones of gold, burgundy, rust and a mossy green to create a comfortable personal environment.

Bathrooms have also been re-done with vessel style sinks, a combination of marble and stone trimmed with warm wood accents, and wood flooring. The one thing left unchanged is the choice of toiletries. Those of us who love Bvlgari products aren’t disappointed.

We’ll sail from Cape Town this evening at 6pm. From sailaway, we’re headed to a sea day, but first we have dinner reservations for a taste of Italy in La Terrazza—tonight’s regional specialty is La Cucina Emiliana.

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