Departure at Heysham
Boarding the Ben My Chree ferry for Douglas. The ferry is operated by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company.
On Board Ben My Chree
On the top outside deck where it was quite windy
Kiri On Board Ben My Chree
She wasn't that keen
Wind Farm in Irish Sea
This enormous wind farm stretches well either side of this photo
Crop of previous photo
Note the gas rig to the right
First glimpse of the Isle of Man in the distance. We're about 20 miles away at this point, travelling at 19 knots according to the captain.
Arrival at Isle of Man
The three-hour journey is rather tedious
Isle of Man from the Ben My Chree
With Isle of Man approaching
An iPhone panorama from our first evening walk. This is just five minutes from Groudle Cottages where we stayed.