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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 ...
Friday 10 July
Enjoying this wonderful anchorage – in between dips in the water we're completing
Sitting back watching boats coming and going we watched one yacht drag it's anchor and luckily narrowly missed hitting the rocks big time.
Saturday 11 July
It's time to push on so we took it nice and gently and headed for the island of Formentera. We headed ...
... same time. I was a good five minutes behind them, but I enjoyed listening to them bickering about who had actaully come first.
It's our last day in Palma, and we're off to Chic restaurant tonight at 6.15pm and hope to be back in our room by 7.30pm or soon after as the Gangways close then and we're hoping for a healthy and competitive Mallorca Marathon.
And we've heard a rumour that the ship has been restocked with beer! Deep ...
... at 6.15pm so may miss the fun. We'll have to eat quickly.
One odd thing is happening aboard the Anthem of the Seas.. The ship is running out of stuff. Yesterday our favourite bar, The Schooner, had run out of Budweiser and certain other popular beers, so we had to have bottles of Stella Artois. Then today at breakfast they did not have low-fat spread, and at lunch no red jellies only orange ones. Worst of all, this morning they had run out of ...