Travel Blogs from Mindelo
... there to the Curzon where members of the entertainment team performed a Variety show, very good and very funny in places :-) The rest of the afternoon was very quiet, end of cruise syndrome is setting in :-( In Champions for a pint with Irene & Roy before dinner. Good to see Man U get beat again :-) After our lunch we both just fancied a nice salad and ordered a chicken Caesar salad, and very nice it was too :-) The ...
... an announcement from the Captain, we were to sail right through between Tenerife and Gran Canaria this afternoon enroute to Lisbon, however there was a medical emergency at lunch time in one of the crew cabins and we are diverting into Tenerife to med-evac the crew member :-( hope they're ok :-( Well the transfer went ok and the guy is now on his way to hospital for treatment, not sure what was wrong and as ...
... got back to the ship for lunch and then ventured back out into town using the shuttle bus. We wandered a bit, went into a little museum which looked a bit like a fort. We went up to the top to look out, unfortunately Paul has difficulty climbing stairs so it took him a little while but he made it (he suffered a bit later) we saw the little fishing boats all very colourful. There is an area just near to where the shuttle bus drops us off that looks as though it recently built. ...
Day 7at sea, weather us changing as we head north, it's quite windy today and although the sun is still strong the temperature is much cooler than of late, in the high 70s as opposed to high 80s and far less humid. I'm not going to add any photos today just to see if that's why the blog isn't connecting to Facebook. Today the ships photographers decided to show up on deck to take photos of the shuffle teams. Now how comes they show up today, we have had 6 sea days with fairly calm days ...
coastlines and fishermen's villages. Reaching the highest point on
the island up Monte Verde, we saw a glimpse of our ship in the
panoramic landscape below. There was nothing else to see but open
skies and white clouds and a very desolate and dry volcanic
“That island across the water, that
is St. Antao, my island. Thats where I come from,” our taxi driver
“But I left because ...
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