Luabay Costa Los Gigantes
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... customs, into a taxi to arrive at Tony's apartment on Palm Beach. I had achieved the journey out and felt good. My gratitude to everyone who helped is beyond words and with a special 'thank you' to the wheelchair angel at Tenerife South airport who managed to clear a speedy flight path through crowds of passengers with her verbal beep beeping and deliver me from aircraft to taxi in record time.
Our first day on the island was spent exploring ...
... creatures and seeing them in the wild is a completely different experience from seeing them at Sea World. Not that I'm knocking Sea World, I am just saying. So I have tons of video that I am going to put up here and you can see the whales and dolphins too. I will warn you that you have to wade through a bit of nothing at the beginning to find it. Just fast forward a bit and you will find them. I got so really good shots of the mother and baby ...
... lime green Opel Corsa that we christened "El Ray". This turned out to be a great decision because we not only had a blast cruising all over the island but it was also SO nice not to have to rely on buses and taxis and have everything scheduled just so to be able to get around. Plus we just looked cool :). The day after we arrived we went for a drive down to tourist central: Playa de las Americas. THIS is the place to be as an overweight drunken tourist who just spends their ...
... we made a day of walking through the city and wound our way back to the dock. I took tons of pictures to show you how beautiful this city is but all with cell phone. Hard to believe I walked off ship without my camera!
Most of the people we encountered spoke English but I really felt at a disadvantage not speaking Spanish. I don't know if we'll get back here to The Canaries, but it was a great experience to see the two islands we did. ...
... I enjoyed ham salad, sandwiches, crisps and several glasses of wine, as we wouldn’t be getting a meal on the plane (budget airline and all that).
Eventually our flight was called and we made our way to Gate 9 to board. The aircraft was around half an hour late taking off, then we were airborne and on our way back to Blighty. At least it was only a four-hour flight this time, and not 14 hours the way it was last January ...
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