Travel Blogs from Santa Maria
... and it was pleasant on the open decks. Our route to Lisbon involved sailing along the channel between Tenerife on the port side and Gran Canaria on the starboard side. During mid afternoon both islands came into view but, suddenly, the Captain announced that a crew member had become seriously ill and it was necessary to make an emergency stop in Santa Cruz, Tenerife, to allow him to be taken to hospital. The ship, therefore, diverted from its course, took on a ...
... especially as the water is sea water.
An excellent virtuoso vilolinist entertained us in the evening Izabella Zebrowska. from Poland, could she make that fiddle talk! Wow! amazing. High class entertainment. Her profile was interesting as she apparently through her music and teaching helps with the development of children with special needs, a lovely lady.
Thankyou those who have sent comments to the blog it really does help to have ...
... gym regime with the help of my faithful IPOD, although one morning when I threw myself out of bed to "just do it" (quote Michelle Bridges), I found myself smiling on the treadmill as Kylie Minogue was belting out a song about feeling it in the “jawbone, temple bone, collarbone, backbone etc”. I don't think she was referring to me and my rather stiff and aching body, a consequence of the previous nights dancing, however! The next day James Blunt seemed far more ...
- Stopped in Cape Verde Islands, traveled southwest and reached the coast of Brazil towards Cape St. Augustine
- The rest of the voyage was disrupted but claimed to continue South
Luckily as I wander around like an ant who's lost his trail, I bump into the uncle from that day! He shouts "ABIL!!!" (what feels like half way across town to someone used to quiet Swedes whose idea of an emotional outburst equals sending in a complaint to the local newspaper) and from around the corner comes the big serious man, his little boy Bruno lights up as he sees me. One out of two ain't ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool