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... was the small market square where a pleasant continental style cafe served typical coffee, beer and sandwiches. It was not the menu or the rather nice surroundings which pleased me so much, it was the friendliness, charm and manner of the staff and other three or four customers. For once I did not feel like a tourist but as a visitor or traveller passing the time of day in another country where sights, sounds and taste are enjoyably different. Everything ...
... as curious about us as we are of them because they would roll on their side and look me right in the eye! They were delightful! We found a couple of pods of them and followed them for quite some time. I must say that I loved every second of it. They are mesmerizing. And frankly it was very moving. I found myself crying at one point. No idea why. Was just moved. Not sure what this says about me. But in other news I also cried at the Opera ...
On a (very) early Saturday morning we checked out of our hotel in Nantes wearing ski jackets and flew to the south side of Tenerife in the Canary Islands. Ski jackets were quickly traded for shorts, flip flops and sunburnt British tourists as apparently we had arrived in the Mexico of Europe! After locating our hotel we decided to rent a car for our first week. I was tentative because after all, we hadn't driven at all for five months now but Mike was confident so we went and picked ...
... again they took you through the city and out in the country, but locked you in the bus for 5-6 hours or more.
Just off the pier we found another city tour like we had taken in Barcelona, The City Sightseeing Hop On Hop Off bus tour. With the double decker buses and audio through complimentary headphones, we got a first class tour at less than half the price of an excursion.
This is a truly amazing city. With ...
When we got up this morning after another rough night at sea we were right back where we started from, in Santa Cruz de Tenerife. Some other lucky people would be in cabin 7050 tonight, just starting their cruise, whereas for us our holiday is finished. :-(
At the end of each voyage every passenger receives a copy of the Cruise Log and we eagerly looked to see how many nautical miles the Braemar had sailed this trip. I have ...
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