Hotel do Carmo
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- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
- Meal plan
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... last time, and Penny wanted to buy some Havianas flip flops. Headed back to the ship was an experience. The back on board time was 16:30. We were on the quayside at 16:15 and it turned out that we were the last passengers to re-embark Britannia. The pilot shouted "hurry up" and we ran along the quayside and headed to the gangways! I joined the Entertainment Manager (old Cruise Director title) & Entertainment Team at the sail away ...
... is a real hill city overlooking a beautiful bay.
The trip up and down the hill allowed us to see how the locals live and then it was back to the downtown area to enjoy the combination of old and new and the lush foliage in the parks that appear around what seems to be every corner.
There is something special about this place ... but it very hard to put a finger on what it is ....... ...
... next stop is Cadiz where we got a hop on hop off bus pass. The following day we stop at Malaga and then for the last quick stop it is Cartegena where on Palm Sunday they were getting ready to parade the big floats which take many men to carry in honor of the Easter story.
... hand side of the road and The river head at Tabua is 50mins walk, there is a good picnic site at the river crossing. The eastern facing walk is reached by driving towards the sea front at Ribeira Brava and just before you reach the car park after the souvenir shop take the sharp right turn which climbs up past the Muralha Terrace restaurant and follow the road until you reach ...
... heard that buses usually pick you up from a stop and eventually go back to that same stop?! ROFL!
* The painted doors in Old Town are some fantastic art.
* Why the hell do you need 5 bus companies in a small capital like Funchal?
* Your public transportation is - as usual for Portugal - not normal, and also pretty stupid.
* Dear bus driver, please enroll in anger management classes.
* I love long cable car rides. :)
* As usual, the food, especially the bread, ...