January 14, 2016 Sea Day

This morning was a Holland America Mariner award presentation ceremony for guests who have reached milestones in travel with the cruise line. Kent and I received silver medallions for having reached over 300 days of travel with the cruise line.

The afternoon included a lecture on the upcoming shore excursions in two ports we will visit in Greece. We also attended a lecture on the European Union and the upcoming referendum in Britain about getting out of the EU. Werner Salinger, the lecturer, discussed the absorption of the flow of immigrants, the long-term survival of the EU as well as other aspects of the union. He believes that Britain should remain a member of the EU.

The evening’s entertainment was a young (27 years old) standup comedian who is also a juggler by the name of Jon Udry. He has a very dry sense of humor that took a little getting used to but in the end it was a good show.