Hotel do Carmo
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- High-speed internet in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
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... by this collection of staggering old people cluttering up their hallowed halls. Walking through several lobbies to get to the cocktail lounge we passed one large and imposing solid wood door with the number "666" on it. Well at least we now know where the devil goes on holiday.
The room where tea was laid out was very elegant and the settings beautifully done. Eventually the rest of the coach party joined us and the sandwiches were brought out. Tea ...
... when a cargo ship passed dangerously close. I visualize this scene whenever I stand on our balcony looking out to sea.
Until meeting Elin there wasn't anything more exhilarating for me than climbing aboard a ship and travelling across an ocean. It made me feel adventurous and kind of brave. A great many cruise ships work the summers in the Mediterranean, then spend the winters in the Caribbean. They have ...
... It was flowing fast, no doubt from that heavy rain which had fallen earlier.
We walked back past an old archway that had once marked the quay but was now much further back from the water. Then it was a stroll back along the main street to the bus. We did stop at Blandy's wine store to buy some Madeira and a “Swiss army” style pocket knife to replace Fletcher’s which he has misplaced. By this time it was nearly 6-30pm so ...
The captain has announced that it is about 1000 km to Lisbon which will take us a day and a half. He also told us that the hurricane may give us some rough seas but it is moving north and away. As I write this, I can feel the movement of the boat so let's hope it does not get too rough. It is a very large modern boat apparently with very good stabilizers.
Tomorrow is a sea day so I will provide some information about the ship
... tried again. Back again. Stop. Wait, wait, wait. We wondered if the captain was nervous after the not so near miss in Athens. (I forgot to mention, that when we got off the ship in Barcelona, the ship was raised, and the very visible rugged scar of newly mended and welded metal was a clear and sobering reminder that the "minor damage", was not so minor after all! At least 2-3m square – well painted and camouflaged by the time we got back, so those ...