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Friday 24 July
Left the anchorage at a reasonable early hour and headed north. We want to get to Port
Pollensa in the north and tuck away securely before the strong windsforecast set in.Must say the coastline on the east side of the island is just stunning, especially further north you go.
Saturday 25 July
Well the winds definitely blew as predicted. Stayed put most ...
... berth becoming available so E01 it was to be – which is right on the outside -facing the bay which is subject to wash from
all shapes and sizes of boats and in front of the pump-out andgeneral dumping area of the marineros – nice NOT!
This was also goingto be our first attempt at going stern on in a Meditterean mooring –
we generally go bows to due to the dinghy and other stuff hanging offthe back. Anyway, we made a bit of a dogs ...
... we had passed the day before.
There was a huge motor boat anchored right in the middle of the bay therefore finding a suitable spot to anchor in proved pretty tricky.
Another boat which had arrived just before us turned out to be a Danish couple we had
met last year on our travels. We last saw them in Lisbon. Had a quick chat which was nice.
Monday 13 July
We left Ibiza just as ...
... David, "It's a cup of coffee."
And that's the way the holiday has been, really.
When Elaine came down (they had done two laps of the running track, which is more than one kilometer, in broiling heat too) and we all settled into our usual sunny places, the crosswords started. Actually they have been going for a few days. Every day in the library sheets of paper with a Sudoko on one side and a Crossword Puzzle on the ...
... and Elaine returned, but they both seemed less excited than I expected them to be. Perhaps floating around inside a verticle wind tunnel for one minute isn't as much fun as Dave thought it would be. I would have done it myself of course, but I had washed my hair that morning and did not want to get it messed up by those nasty safety helmets.
Very early in this trip I had a terrible revelation. I am a Disney Bore. Min and I had our first cruise on ...