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Travel Blogs from Santa Maria
... on our way to the Canary Islands and there will be some swell but as we approach the Canaries we will encounter a high pressure system and the weather will improve. At the moment, in our cabin, the ship is moving around quite a lot. Cape Verde Islands to Lisbon That night and part of the following day, the ship bumped around a little but as the day progressed the weather improved and the day after, 19th, the sea became calm with only a light wind. The temperature ...
... on the Verandah deck with cocktails and a good book and more music to say farewell to Cape Verde. An interesting little island well worth a short visit to understand how little some people have to survive on. It sort of makes you feel guilty for tucking into your five course meal but at least we added a little tourism money to their economy.
I managed a dip in the ship's pool today which was alarmingly cool to begin with but ...
... cloudy, with drizzle and wind inhibiting sun baking and swimming to some extent. Our travel mates from Europe and the UK are more disappointed than we are, as they so crave the sun. We have become adept at finding a sheltered spot on deck and books in hand, lazing on recliners have remained perfectly happy and slothful –stirring occasionally to take an amble around, seek out a coffee or gelato or generally just enjoy the festive atmosphere. I have managed to continue my ...
- Stopped in Cape Verde Islands, traveled southwest and reached the coast of Brazil towards Cape St. Augustine
- The rest of the voyage was disrupted but claimed to continue South
The following day after chilling out on the beach and checking out the amazing huge surf waves, I stroll into town again.
Armed with a bottle of wine and a big bag of fruits, I go in search for Abilio's house. It's his birthday on Tuesday and since I can't make it to the party he kindly invited me to - and to thank him for the wonderful day together - I wanted to give him something.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Swimming pool