Hotel Alto Lido
Travel Blogs from Funchal
... for another ride.
Once we were finally down from the mountains, we ...
... bicycle wheels in our direction? We have successfully missed most festivals by a day or so, wherever we have been! Rhianwyn in her planning slipped up this time though as we were in town for the flower festival. We were also there for the parade and so enjoyed watching for over an hour before hurrying back to the ship for the next leg. John, being the motivating factor, has lead us to the gym for a 5km run and some weights most days. ...
On Monday we arrived at Funchal Madeira to poring rain and some disappointment that this might spoil our day here. However within an hour of arriving, the rain cleared, the sun shone and the layers were stripped off so we could enjoy this warm, friendly Portuguese Island. First stop was the cable car to the top of this magnificent little island that delivered breathtaking views of the city and the harbour. There were two other cruise ships in port including a very large ...
... accepted the fact that we cannot go on eating like this for 3 meals per day so unless we intend on buying an entirely new wardrobe, it;s back to 2 meals per day. We either skip lunch or 2 nights out of 4, we skip dinner. Of course that makes me feel better about attending the "Chocoholics Afternoon Tea". One I couldn't miss. I thought I'd died and gone heaven and all my discipline went out the window.
We took a great tour of the Galley with ...
"the road that we want is overhead right now."
"this is not where we want to be, Dad"
"this road is not on my map"
"I don't know which traffic circle that we are on, Dad. I know that we just went through 3 of them, but there's only one traffic circle on my map."
"hey, that street has a name!"
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center