Great expedition - horrid food: Silver Explorer Cruise Review by ssmith98
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Great expedition - horrid food
Coffee was hit or miss. Some lattes were right on and then the next might be undrinkable. Wine included with meals was pleasant.
Dinner selections on the menu were difficult to interpret. Sometimes the items were lost in translation. We did find that there was a "secret" menu. If you More gave 24 hours advance notice, you could get an Indian dinner or lamb chops, lobster and other entries. The risotto was poorly executed anytime it was on the menu.
I also had a difficult time wrapping my head around a Silversea practice of auctioning off the chart from the cruise (signed by the staff) for thousands of dollars. When we asked where the money goes to we were told it goes towards clothing, entertainment and shore excursions for the crew. When fellow passengers asked "which" crew, the expedition leader did not give a clear answer. On our cruise, a record was set and a gentleman paid $11,500 for the chart. This guy had won the auction on the Arctic and wanted to have the Antarctic "side by side". Less
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Port holes are closed for days if there is bad weather. This makes the cabin absolutely dark!!
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