This should have been our trip of a lifetime, my retirement gift.
Despite being informed of most port closures, NCL took the decision to set sail. From day 1 the cruise went downhill - despite having just come out of dry dock following a 100million dollar refurbishment, the ship had maintenance issues. Ceilings falling in, public toilets not finished, stateroom bathroom facilities missing to name a few.
This was advertised as a 20 night luxury cruise - what a joke!! The ship was under provisioned from the onset having left full containers in UAE. After day 4 we never set foot on dry ground until we reached Cape Town, 16 days later during which we ran out of vital food and drink.
Excellent. Bathroom in particular was impressive. Lots of storage, however balcony was very small.