The gangway is lifted high into the air up to it's resting place on deck 8.
The dedicated deckies man the lines.
Captain Jon radios from the bridge.
The crew bids farewell from the decks including many of our new West African crew leaving their motherland for the very first time.
Our wonderful Port of Lome security bids us farewell. Thanks guys for your diligence in keeping us safe for the past six months! We appreciate you!
Getting a little too close for comfort to an overhanging container!
Tug boats assist us out to the open sea.
The pilot boat brings out the pilot to guide us out.
Jessica on deck 7 about to go to her tenth country at the age of 12!! Spain awaits!