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... card and the broken plastic wallet. Someone had handed it in. The stupid interfering old biddies, why can't they just mind their own business? I was happy being miserable with the prospect of not going anywhere, ever.
With the better Internet connection I'll upload some extra pictures with this blog, see below. Look out for Part Two of this blog later this ...
... Doris went on about what a pity it was the weather was so bad, because it was usually so beautiful from up here.
After a while the coach started taking us back down the hill and Doris told us a bit of history of the island of Madeira, but I could not understand any of it. Then she told us how Reid's Hotel was built by a scotsman who had twelve sons "who all died except for the ones who lived" (that's exactly what she said).
And finally ...
... had morning tea. We found that we had been very lucky - the past two days in Madeira have been torrential rain and stormy. The views were fantastic today and getting organised early we missed the queues which were very long by the time we returned. Back in town we wandered through the pretty streets and stopped for a ...
... the major markets for Madeira (or
Malmsey as it’s sometimes called in Britain) because it didn’t spoil in the hot
climate when even cellars could get very warm. After our tastes Mr. Souza offered
us the opportunity to buy a liter of his good wine for 10 Euros a liter. I
couldn’t resist the offer. Mr. Souza went to his collection of empty plastic
liter water and soda bottles, grabbed one, and filled it up with wine from the cask.
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Well, we are down to our last week and a half on Madeira and looking forward to Carnival starting this weekend. Supposedly one of the best and biggest Carnival celebrations in all of Europe, it officially starts tomorrow but really hits its stride Friday with the morning Children’s Parade, followed by the afternoon Old People’s Parade, leading up to the evening Transvestite’s Parade (reputedly mostly just a bunch ...