Hotel Talisman

Rua Marques da Praia e Monforte 40, Ponta delgada, São Miguel, Azores, 9500-089, Portugal | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ponta delgada

Ponta Delgarda in The Azores

A travel blog entry by rdavey

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... go via ferry. St Miguel where we docked is the largest of the 9. This morning we had our complementary "Behind the Scenes tour". We did The Bridge, the costume wardrobe, the galley and also the laundry. 12,000 sheets a week and that's just for the passengers not including the crew. It's just mind boggling to see what goes on, on the decks below. Something like 10,000 meals a day! The size of the soup vats was a real eye opener. The chef who showed us through ...

Day 8

A travel blog entry by bjf347

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... our 10 days on board cruise ships (including three days aboard the Flavia in 1975,) and I certainly didn't think he could count his two to three trips to the bathroom each night as extensive travel. I told John that if someone asked, he should say that we have taken some interesting trips too, but he just doesn't remember them.

But back to the captain's dinner. Before the captain arrived, we were given instructions ...

Day 10 - At Sea

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

... Africa on the BBC, or Despicable Me. Since Africa isn't one of our ports Despicable Me won. After that high quality entertainment was over a bike ride was calling. When I got back to the cabin Donna dozed off to Skyfall. I had to put off bed to watch James Bond run around London to places we may see tomorrow. London was saved, so off to ...

Day 9 - Sea Day

A travel blog entry by lbphoto23

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... or just walking the decks looking at your passengers. Nap after lunch for most of the afternoon. Another time change last night. That's number five. Sleep is a good thing anytime of the day. I'm already fitting in with the retirees. Donna wanted a cheeseburger for dinner, so I got to visit my friend again. Imagine his surprise when I ordered two. Since it's formal night, I was not real popular in the elevator in shorts carrying two plates of cheeseburgers, and fries. Sucks to be ...

What no bananas?

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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... gathered from all over the world. Pineapples were introduced after the oranges failed and are grown in glass houses. Pineapples have a 24 month growing cycle and culled to a single fruit per plant to encourage size. Smoke is used to control the fruiting....not sure how that works but apparently it does. The fort down at the port was familiar....the military engineers must have had only one design available as I am sure I saw the same forts at Salvador, Belem and Macapa in ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Rua Marques da Praia e Monforte 40, Ponta delgada, is near Caideira das Sete Cidades..
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