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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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The rest of our time in Arbatax was pretty similar to the first two. Getting up first thing in the morning, going to breakfast then catching the bus to the spa where we would spend our day. Our evenings were all the same with showers after we got back from the spa/pools, dinner at the restaurant and sitting out by the main pool, listening to the music.
I did get taken back to that bank once more, this time bringing Brittany along with me. We ended up meeting ...
... the place.
We walked in and he spoke to the bank employee on my behalf because nobody there spoke English. He basically told the guy that it was a problem on my end, not his and that nothing was wrong. He did however end the conversation by saying there were 3,000 euros too many in that ATM though - so I knew it wasn't a problem on my end.
Disappointed, we went back to the resort and I got him to drop me off at the ...
... you showered the salt off. After this you went to the jacuzzi tubs, 3 with different temperatures and with different jets. Next was a really salty hot tub and from there you went to this "relaxation room" where they had calming music and video and these giant bean bag chairs/beds made out of leather. There was also a room where you could get free snacks (fruit, tea, water, toast and jams) and they had the beanbag chairs in there too. The pool also had at least ...
... sore from all the luggage lugging we had done over the last few weeks.
Eventually we encountered signs that helped point us in the general directions and we just kept going. At one point I got Brittany to stay behind while I walked ahead to see if the signs had the right directions for our resort, and I lucked out because they did. Eventually, after a long uphill battle with our suitcases we arrived, where we didn't have to touch our bags ...
17th May 2014
6.00am -> Left Nice port on route to Tunisia, Africa.
An exciting unexpected adventure (as most usually are in this industry) found Captain Mark and I on an early departure heading South East towards Sardinia, Italy for our first leg to Tunisia, Africa. Approximately 12hrs straight driving time would have us docked up in Arbatax, Sardinia by no later the 6.00pm...or so we thought.
The morning started out as to schedule as ...