Caloura Hotel Resort
Travel Blogs from São Miguel
... the botanical gardens were like the garden of Eden, just gorgeous and they also had a thermal pool. We went to a great look out to see a lake and the drive up was lined with perfectly manicured pink Azaleas bushes that were just breath taking. The whole island is so green and lush with hydrangeas and azaleas everywhere. The climate is just right for tea growing and there is only one other place in Europe you will find tea growing besides here. In the 1800's ...
... 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 ...
... this is common this time of year. Our flight will fine.
Traffic is non existent as we wind around the shoreline and then head up towards the hot springs. We see pasture after pasture of dairy cows grazing on the greenest grass, not the flattest pastures that's for sure but rolling. As we head, up, up, up we start getting into fog patches, some thicker than others and it gets difficult to see, we take our time. All of a sudden in front of us is ...
... location and there's nothing but 100 or so men singing at the Porto Formoso church. We saw them earlier trekking along the road, a pilgrimage of some sort, but no restaurant. We ask a women on the street if she knows where the restaurant is. That's a bit of a stretch, with our 'grasp' of the Portugeuse language every conversation is more like charades, but that's OK, we don't mind the challenge! Besides a smile works almost universally!
We do discover that ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed