Day 8: The Rainbow and Why you shouldn’t watch a chopper land
The morning after, the weather was absolutely incredible. It was still chilly, windy and very temporary, but picture-perfect.
Additionally, there was a wet lesson learned today.
Never stand on the lower decks as the helicopter comes in to land – no matter how pretty the view – you’ll get drenched, and so will your camera.
I learned the hard way.
Over the last week, I’ve seen dozens of take-offs and landings – but it just don’t get old.
The roar of the helicopter, the sea spray and the tension is captivating. It’s amazing seeing something so big land on a tiny deck, which is on a moving ship.
It really makes you respect what the pilots do, and appreciate the effort they put into it.
In the evening after dinner, I stumbled on this small model of the ship we’re on – Admiral Levchenko, thought it would be pretty cool to share:
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