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... a posh afternoon tea at Reid's hotel and the second on our return, which some of you won't get until later tonight or not until after the weekend for those who read this at work.
This morning we landed at Funchal, Madeira, which is "double the size of the Isle of Wight". (Why do they keep comparing everywhere we visit with the Isle of Wight?) Anyway, it looks like a dump.
The town is very hilly with crowds ...
... 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 ...
Wet sea-sprayed garments causes irritation and blistering when performing obsessive, compulsive tasks like rowing day and night across oceans. So Elin Haf Davies and her female row-mates, three blondes and a brunette, worked in the nude - weather permitting. One particularly wonderful day, somewhere in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the gals were all having a nice birthday ...
Funchal is the main city on the island of Madeira, a dependency of Portugal. It is off the African coast north of the Canary Islands. We were due to make landfall there on Wednesday, 21st October at 9am. Because of rough seas and slow progress we did not dock until 3pm. We then had until 7pm when we were due back on board to explore the town.
From the ship it appeared as a very pretty place, with houses ascending the green hillsides ...
... Grand Canyon which is 1450 metres.
Talk about chaos on the roads, but the drivers seemed to dodge each other very well. Now about the taxi, it was clean, as is our custom we put on our seat belts but Geoff’s bit that should have been attached to the car came off in his hand. Now we are really hoping that the driver is good at playing dodgems. The driver spoke a little English but understood less. He had his bit prepared but couldn’t get off track. A couple ...
Other places to stay in Madeira
Rua Imperatriz D. AmÃ©lia, 55, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $101
- Loved the Hypnotist!
- Beautiful-We were treated with great care.
- Fabulous! No kids!
Rua da Praia dos Reis Magos, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Rua Simplicio dos Passos Gouveia, 29, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $186
- Nice, Relaxing Hotel
- Great suites
Estrada Monumental 175-177, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $201
- A wonderful hotel.
- Would definitely reccommend
- This hotel exceeded our expectations....
Largo Antonio Nobre, no 1, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $111
- Would stay at this hotel again
- Our most enjoyable holiday for years!
- Great location for Town Centre
Estrada do Garajau 131, Canico | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Rua Nova de Sao Fernando 5, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Estrada Monumental 284, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $69
- Good Honest Value
- Very pleasant hotel
- Good Hotel
Lido - Rua de Leichlingen nos. 2-4, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $111
Estrada Monumental 316, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $76
Rua Nova Vale da Ajuda, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $65
Rua Simplicio Passos Gouveia, 21, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $159
- Will return
- Madeirn Magic
Estrada De Sao Roque, Machico | 4 star hotelfrom $71
Estrada Monumental, 147, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $217
- Watch out for the afternoon tea !!
- Maderia magic
- Superb Hotel
Rua Praia Formosa, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $138
- Heaven on Earth, Perfect Holiday
- Faultless in every respect!
- Excellent hotel
Estrada Monumental 265, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $123
Rua Quinta Calaca 1, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $73
- Un hotel muy bonito
- Dated dark and dingy
- Sehr nettes Hotel
Brickell, Funchal | 5 star hotelfrom $174
Estrada Monumental 302, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $55
- Boas acomodações
- Good location
- Better than expected
Estrada Ponta da Oliveira NÂº 11, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Estrada Monumental 306, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $51
Rua Casa Branca 98, Funchal | 3 star hotelfrom $47
Rua Gorgulho 2, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- So far so good, actually .…
- A 5-star hotel in all but name
- Our first trip to madeira
Azinhaga da Casa Branca, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $92
Rua Cabrestante 25, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $78
Estrada Monumental 256, Funchal | 4 star hotelfrom $83