A rough ride across the Mediterranean

By | July 29th, 2011


We spent today at sea. It was a bumpy ride back to Palma de Mallorca, Spain. But an invitation to tour the bridge made us forget about our motion sickness for a little while.


The boys wanted to steer the Epic, but no insurance on Earth will cover a six-year-old.

Here’s all of us on the bridge with captain Sverre Sovdsnes.


The weather didn’t start to get really rough until later in the afternoon, so these are the “before” shots.

You don’t want to see the “after” pictures.



  • Stuart Falk

    Beautiful family!

  • Tony A.

    Elliott, you are one lucky Dude – great looking family!
    Nice to see y’all smiling.

  • Belle42

    just a heads up, if you or your family are having trouble with seasickness, ginger is good to alleviate it — whether it be ginger candy, ginger ale, or ginger from the sushi bar. hope this helps!

  • Anna

    Fresh air helps as well. Get out on the deck, watch the ship move through the waves… works for me. 

  • Concentrate on enjoying the Mediterranean. It is a truly magical place. 

  • Lenox862

    yeah, we do.  where are the “after” shots?

  • John McIntosh

    I echo the comments on a good looking family. We had a similar experience trying to cross from  Italy to Spain last year. Eventually ended up diverting past Corsica to Monte Carlo. A bummer.

  • Suz

    The sea bands really help with the kids. I use them too if the weather is rough. Looks like it was fun still.