Hotel Rural S'Olivaret
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... 8211; hopefully the photos show some of the wonderful paintings and altars.
Monday 27 July
Not doing too much today – we're basically waiting for the right winds to take us to Menorca.
Wandered around the town a bit more, provisioning and looking for a laundrette. Strangely enough they have laundry services but no auto mats which is quite annoying to say the least. ...
... 22 July
We're not sure whether to stay or push on but one of the main tasks of today is to fix the main sail. It took a good 2 hours to get it out and then back in again. There were a number of factors which contributed to the problem which we now know to keep a look out for. Mainly the
inhaul furler had somehow skipped a couple of grooves which was why the sail was difficult to get out, including some of the folds in the sail. Anyways, ...
... and d) fill the water tanks – it would be nice to shower each evening but we need to be conservative with the fresh water especially as we like to anchor and some of the marinas even though they are allowing you to come in to take water charge you not only
for the water but some we have seen allow you stay a max of 2 hours but charge you 9E for every half hour or part there of for the privilege!
Spent most of the day finding / reserving a possible mooring which ...
... 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 ...
... left for passengers to take and solve. See, it was "Crosswords" Not "Cross words". You were expecting rows and arguments, weren't you? Well it's nothing worse than controversial than puzzles. And the crossword is perhaps more puzzling than necessary as every day there are mistakes in it. Some times its random numbers scattered about the grid which do not relate to any clue. At other times the tenses of the clues are wrong. One clue ...