Travel Blogs from Funchal
... she has been living on the Island for over 50 years.
Nelly overlooking from the top of Monte. Our ship can be seen in the far distance.
... s a swim in the sea water filled pool, which is nearly as cold as Lake Wanaka and ensures lengths are done in record breaking time, followed by 15 minutes in the Jacuzzi (We do shower after leaving the gym!) Rhianwyn has attended the craft class and after being sent away the first time and told to come back in two days succeeded in making a crochet bag, only for the feisty Italian leading the session to exclaim, "It's wrong" and unravel ...
Then back to the ship for an afternoon on deck in the sun. I did join the dance classes a couple of days ago and am now becoming quite proficient in the tango, cha cha, waltz and quick step. so my new gay fiend and I have partnered up and are having a hoot on the dance floor.
On Tuesday our waiter had my usual diet coke waiting for me just before lunch however as I crunched on my ice at the end of the drink I realised I was crunching glass, so I have ...
Well its been 7 days since we left Barbados for our trans atlantic crossing and have enjoyed every single day, this being the first we have not had out on deck in the sun. We've had mostly moderate seas with some swells up to 3 metres, which seem to peak in the middle of the night. However its hard sometimes to work out if its the rough seas or just that last glass of champagne!!
We have really got to know the crew who are all fantastic and can not do ...
"Oh! I see a church! Keep going! Keep going! I can see people! I see people going down on toboggans!"
Our rental cars do an interesting thing - the engine turns off when we stop at a red light. They start again when the clutch is used. Street names are often dates, so you might turn right at Fifteenth Of September.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility