Foya Branca Resort Hotel
Travel Blogs from Mindelo
... from the Captain tells us that the crew member taken off yesterday is still in intensive care in Tenerife and he will keep us informed of any change. It looks like we're going to make our 9am docking time in Lisbon. After dinner to see the Unexpected Boys second show in the Curzon, songs from the shows in this act but ended up with another from the Jersey Boys, a great show again. Arranged to meet up tomorrow for our Indian lunch ...
... there to the Orangery for a curry :-) It was the crew talent show again at half 2 in the Curzon. The past couple of sectors have been really good with some great acts, this one however wasn't as good, they had one of the photographers who sand last time, one of the tours desk who did two song and who sang last time. The others were the entertainment manager, the resident Philipino group and Lynne who sings in ...
... just starting to get tourists, several cruise ships have been here already this year. Now I didn't see any sort of water sports going on (no jet skis etc) and the beach that was pointed out as being the place to go was empty, the sand is more like rough desert sand rather than soft beach sand. So now I know what you're thinking so what has it got going for it. Walking around is ok although there are a lot of kids wanting money but they go away when you say no, we did take lots ...
... little travel bags. So not a bad little haul and who knows we may even win a couple more yet. The end is nearing, I have started looking at my wardrobe and have started putting clothes I won't need in the suitcases. Just 1 week left!!! My how time flies, I have bought so many things were not sure how we will fit it all in the car but I'm not panicking yet. It's going to be difficult getting back to the old routine but I'm sure I will manage. Went to see the film tonight 48 Hours, not ...
Our port stop in Mindelo, Ilha de Sao
Vicente was originally scheduled for April 18 but was moved to an
overnight stay on April 15, 2014. Since we had more time than was
necessary in Cape Verde, we decided to hire a taxi on the first day,
and acquaint ourselves with the volcanic nature of the island.
The roads were newly paved and in good
condition. One thing noticeable right away was the arid landscape
and absence of trees.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool