I’ve been told that several people want to know what my room looks like, so, I decided to make an online tour in case you were interested in where I have been living the past 4.5 months. But before we go in, let me give you some background information.
Firstly, we are the only 8 berth on the ship…the only room bigger than ours is the 10 berth, but then again, they also have 2 more people than us. The majority of the rooms are made for 4 or 6 people, and then there are the couple cabins. And if you are high up in your department, you may even get your own room! Plus there are the family cabins which are nice and spacious of course.
Secondly, I didn’t clean up the room before I took these pictures so please forgive the mess…hopefully you will be able to see around it : /
Thirdly, we just got our 8th roommate yesterday! Which means that we have a full cabin…that also adds to the clutter a little bit.
Ok, so, here we go:
Welcome to our room! All of our names are on the door:
When you first walk in, you’ll see a nice Africa painting hung with magnets on the wall to the left, and a tiny fold down desk by the wall perpendicular to it. The desk is basically a community table…so there’s always stuff on it.
(Our plumbing tends to not work on occasion…so we have a nicely made note to fix all our problems)
After you walk into my bathroom and realize that it’s impossible to have a good morning yawn inside of it due to the closeness of the walls which will stop that lovely arm motion of the yawn, you will turn around & walk out to find the sink on your left:
This is the best picture I could get to show the size of our showers:
Enough with the bathrooms…we’re tired of the smell. So, we’ll walk out of bathroom number 2 and turn to our right. Then, before you run into the community table, you’ll look to your left and see our wonderful room! Each curtain closes off 2 beds…all of which are bunk beds. The left side contains two cubicles (more spacious tiny rooms within the room), and the right side contains two sets of bunk beds hidden by curtains:
This is what the bunk beds on the right look like (my roommate Hayley included):
And here is the first cubicle on the left (you get to move up to a cubicle if you stay here long enough):
If you walk past the first cubicle, you’ll come upon the second cubicle on the left which belongs to Kendall and I:
Just another view…we put some lights up so that we don’t blind each other in the morning by turning on the big overhead light:
I’m on the top bunk, and as you can tell, I have quite a few pictures:
And more pictures…:
And then some post cards and cards on my dresser (which I have to squeeze between it and Kendall’s bed in order to look inside for my clothes):
When you walk back out of my cubicle, you’ll look to your left and see the last set of bunk beds (where I first started off), and my new roommate from Guatemala!:
Keep walking and look to your left and you’ll see our little hang out area. We are so happy to have this area because most people don’t have one. It has one nice chair, and two not so comfortable chairs. Along with some shelving, the phone, and the Internet connection (only one for the 8 of us):
That’s our phone…and Amy Lou talking on it: