Dorint Royal Golfresort & Spa Camp de Mar/Mallorca
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... sealing a few more holes and generally tarting the old girl up.
I suppose you could say the trip was a failure as we didn't sail all the way round Menorca, but we didn't sail round because we were having too much fun in ciutadella and later in Mahon, so we both agree another great sailing challenge finished with many great memories and a few scary wind driven moments.
So its time for Ian and I to sign off from 'John's little adventure'.
So, hasta la proxima ...
... not required.
We decided that it was ashame not to visit Palma so after we found out that we could stay another night we headed into the town before it got too hot.
The (old) town turned out to be so much better than we had expected. Really interesting with different styles of architecture and quite buzzing.
We visited the palace and the cathedral. In the afternoon we finished the chores we didn't complete yesterday and then went back into the old town for the ...
... yachts with smaller boats in between. We anchored, went for a dip and then just sat back and listened to the wash from passing ferries and motor boats hitting our transom.
Sunday 12 July
The night was pretty peaceful until the first ferries started to'ing and fro'ing around
6:30am. We didn't particularly want to hang around so left mid morning and headed north towards a ...
... 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 ...
... cornets. The had the ice cream but no wafer cones to put them in. We must have had the last ones but they were all beaten up and broken, and when we went to lunch and passed the ice cream machine they were providing black plastic cups to put the ice cream in.
I thought it very odd to run out of such basics only half way through the cruise. Hopefully they can restock these "essentials" in Palma, otherwise I can see ructions breaking out among the ...