Hotel Bahia Palace
Travel Blogs from Vila Franca do Campo
... two Chinese fellows here to teach them about growing tea, an industry that has flourished, so apart from the tea their main industry is dairy production. The cows are black and white so you can imagine how pretty it looks with the rolling green pastures and the beautiful herds of cattle every where. There is about 150,000 people on Ponta Delgarda and we were told the cows out number them. They are having a car rally here between the 15th and 17th and I am ...
... have had some meals with the "Cambodia" people--four friends from Canada who have traveled extensively throughout the world and had wonderful stories about their time in Southeast Asia. Their favorite place to visit is Cambodia where the people are the most hospitable in the world and they get five star hotels for $20 a night with roses in the room. In comparison, John and I seem like a couple of duds. Greg and Jaye have at ...
... Africa on the BBC, or Despicable Me. Since Africa isn't one of our ports Despicable Me won. After that high quality entertainment was over a bike ride was calling. When I got back to the cabin Donna dozed off to Skyfall. I had to put off bed to watch James Bond run around London to places we may see tomorrow. London was saved, so off to ...
... or just walking the decks looking at your passengers. Nap after lunch for most of the afternoon. Another time change last night. That's number five. Sleep is a good thing anytime of the day. I'm already fitting in with the retirees. Donna wanted a cheeseburger for dinner, so I got to visit my friend again. Imagine his surprise when I ordered two. Since it's formal night, I was not real popular in the elevator in shorts carrying two plates of cheeseburgers, and fries. Sucks to be ...
... provide a meal and a place to rest for a few hours. Started in the 16th Century on Sao Miguel many return year after year, many are descendants of past pilgrimages. They will pray to relieve themselves from the "burdens of the world". It is a life long commitment.
We did stumble on the Market. Again in the heart of the city, lots of activity and neat and tidy, nicely displayed stands. Proud of the product they sell you can tell this is a regular shopping ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service