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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Camoes Ponta delgada
We arrived at Hotel Camoes in the early morning after our flight - around 8ish. We were checked in early, given our room keys and even offered breakfast (inclusive) that was still being served. The reception staff was most welcoming, helpful and we felt very comfortable immediatly upon arrival.
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... for 30 minutes without breathing. What's the bloody point of that? That's entertainment.
There are paid-for amusements such as the Spa, the casino and the bars, and there's one chap who's at the Neptune Bar from opening time (8am can you believe) until chucking out time at 10pm, downing endless pints of lager.
I just about keep sane through doing my blog, listening to audio books or reading, but I'm really losing the will to carry on. Min is happy enough, if the ...
... Jim Nunn Story.
Now on to today - Oh my God, I've become a tourist. It was my proud boast that on our first two cruises I had not got off the ships, well except for when we got on to Disney's own island in the Bahamas, but that does not count.
But now it's official. Not only did we get off the boat, we went on a tourist trip. And it was not as bad as I had dreaded. It was worse. First we had to get on a coach with fifty old, deaf, stupid people, then we had to ...
... m hoping all these flags might make the room a little more colourful – as lovely as the room is, being surrounded by magnolia and framed ‘stock paintings’ for months on end might send me stir crazy.
Today was particularly nice actually, it’s difficult to explain but it’s very refreshing to meet 5-10 new people everyday; people sit together, spark up conversation very naturally and then you sit about sharing stories. It’s almost like ...
... States where a picnic is known as 'dinner on the ground', here in Furnas it's 'dinner IN the ground'. Daily they bury big pots of food - meats & root vegetables mostly. Dropped inside cement tubes about 3 ft. long, then covered and buried, they come back after about 6 hours nd dig them up and serve you! How could I pass up this chance? On recommendation of a Canadian/local we met, we went to Tony's to give it a shot. Me, not Donna as they serve up chicken, pork, ...
... and just above the casino. It’s about the furthest thing from the quiet atmosphere of a library. In addition to the noise, you get a whiff of smoke every time someone comes in or out of the cigar lounge. I don’t think you could possibly come up with a worse place for a “library.”
Returned to my cabin at 7:31 to get ready for dinner, then headed downstairs to Deck 7 to Moderno, a Brazilian churrascaria. This is a premium ...