Travel Blogs from Mindelo
... perhaps Mindelo would not be visited after all but it wasn't long and with great skill our Captain managed to get us alongside the quayside.The staff took no time at all in organising the disembarkation for this passengers on tours as we were now nearly 2 hours behind schedule.
Our trip today was a short city tour - Mindelo is in the Northern part if São Vicente and has a population of approximately 70,000 inhabitants. The town is surrounded by mountains. Mindelo's deep water ...
Sunday 5th January 2014
Marina Mindelo on the island of St. Vicente,
16o 53,9´N and 24o 59,8´W
14:00 hours UTC
We are still here, more frustrating delays, and yet another problem that needs repairing, and being Sunday there is no way it can be done today.
Early wake up and last things to check before starting out, Rob is to replace the clips and sliders ...
... English boat opposite us) great friend selection as they have 2 sets of bat and ball. They say let's play and then are super confused when rob and I start drawing out a court. Apparently to other people bat and ball is a friendly game where 2 people just try to keep the ball up as many times as they can. We soon educated them on the competitive bat and ball game and before long rob and I were embarrassing ...
Early start for trip round island. Wow what a fantastic day, the dramatic scenery indescribable! Went with a great group of people, the dutch( Ana and Rob) the Germans( Sabine and Marcus) and British( margie and Marcus and Jenny) took the ferry, then mini bus round island. Had a guide Dongo with a ...
... a ten minute struggle to get the main sail down in the 27 knot wind, and secure the main boom, we continued under motor in the direction of Cape Verde. In the morning we took in the damage. Nothing that was too hard to fix, but would need some replacement parts.
I sent an email off to Kathie to advise that we were now heading to Cape Verde, and asked her to please check on the internet to find the best Island to find a marina with ships chandlery close by. After an hour or two ...
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