Hotel Sol Guadalupe
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Sol Guadalupe Calvia
Travel Blogs from Calvia
From Ian. Trip largely over now just a matter of drying out. As you might have gathered trip from Mahon to Colom on Mallorca was quiet exciting. We were caught in two big thunderstorms both of which hit the local papers. Although missed the 3cm hailstones we did get the 40 litres of rain per square metre in 30 minutes- whatever that means. The sting in the tail of the trip was the second storm as we entered Colom in the dark. Not a trip one wants to repeat too often. ...
... 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 ...
... David, "It's a cup of coffee."
And that's the way the holiday has been, really.
When Elaine came down (they had done two laps of the running track, which is more than one kilometer, in broiling heat too) and we all settled into our usual sunny places, the crosswords started. Actually they have been going for a few days. Every day in the library sheets of paper with a Sudoko on one side and a Crossword Puzzle on the ...
... tries really hard, and leaves something everynight which might or might not be an animal or a fish, but mostly it looks like a pile of strangely folded Egyptian Cotton.
However, the other night he excelled himself. Marlo left a towelling bear (See Picture) which was so well done, cute and clever that I can see him coming home with us (the bear not Marlo). I've Christened him "Biffo".
I've added a few extra pictures at the bottom of this ...