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- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Adult pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- High-speed internet in room
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Luxury suite in a lovely hotel right in the centre of town
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... to fly home on Tuesday from Antigua".
He gave me a wry smile. "Funny you should say that, because I've been thinking along the same lines. Not to leave at Antigua, because the whole point of the trip was to visit the Caribbean Islands and we're nearly there now. But from the last island, Barbados, I was wondering if I could get a flight home. It's the five days at sea again, then another three after Madeira which is the problem. We'd ...
... and found and released a steel fishing net cable which had been fouling one of the propellers and given us such a rough ride, and we were now "good to go". He predicated light winds and gentle seas as we travelled the 2,000 nautical miles south west to Antigua which will take us five days.
Well he was wrong. As soon as we hit the open sea the ship started pitching and heaving in an alarming manner. It felt just like turbulence on an ...
... This is a pretty town and was, in the 19th century, the third largest city in Portugal funneling citrus exports to Britain.
As this was a fairly short stop on our cruise we opted to take the ship's tour which headed inland to the Sete Cidadea Volcano crater with its two lakes (Lagoa Azulejo and Lagoa Verde) and the small town of Sete Cidades. It is the ...
Hola from Porta Delgado, Azores! This city is very lovely, clean, friendly & architecturally interesting. Lots of influence from France, Portugal, & the Mediteranean. Our ship docked @ 7 but we didn't offload until 9:30 for our tour bus (ship tours are notoriously slower than going the cheaper, private tour route - learning our lesson!). We bus toured the ...
... if that makes sense.
Off we went to the Vale das Furnas. This is a lush garden that sits at the bottom of a huge volcanic crater. This is also where the "calderas" are and we watch pots of stew being placed in and taken out of these boiling steam holes. We had this stew for lunch, cabbage, potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, pork, beef, sausages, roast meats, carrots. It was quite good considering it was cooked for eight hours in an aluminum pot wrapped in ...