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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... last time, and Penny wanted to buy some Havianas flip flops. Headed back to the ship was an experience. The back on board time was 16:30. We were on the quayside at 16:15 and it turned out that we were the last passengers to re-embark Britannia. The pilot shouted "hurry up" and we ran along the quayside and headed to the gangways! I joined the Entertainment Manager (old Cruise Director title) & Entertainment Team at the sail away ...
... to be ‘Bat-shaped’. They had the outline of a bat but on asking the owner I was informed it is a kind of fish called Xara or Gata also known as ‘Bacalhau de Cāmera de Lobos’. The fish is actually a Kite fin shark that lives in depths of between 200-600m of water. The fish is gutted then salted and dried (the process of where we were up to when I interrupted him!!)
The bus took a slightly different route back that was much flatter to ...
... next stop is Cadiz where we got a hop on hop off bus pass. The following day we stop at Malaga and then for the last quick stop it is Cartegena where on Palm Sunday they were getting ready to parade the big floats which take many men to carry in honor of the Easter story.
... hand side of the road and The river head at Tabua is 50mins walk, there is a good picnic site at the river crossing. The eastern facing walk is reached by driving towards the sea front at Ribeira Brava and just before you reach the car park after the souvenir shop take the sharp right turn which climbs up past the Muralha Terrace restaurant and follow the road until you reach ...
As the doctor ordered, we stayed a day longer than planned, but that was OK - there's a lot to see and do in Lisbon. Thank goodness I thought and acted quickly while airborne and arched my back before I landed on the stairs. And, thank goodness I am fit. I healed quickly from my accident with only lingering pangs here and there.
On our last day, I really started enjoying Lisbon despite the absolute hoards of tourists. I don't even want to imagine how crowded Lisbon is in ...