Placida de Mar
Travel Blogs from Playa del Ingles
... is what counts right? :)
We rented a car for a day and went for a beautiful drive. Scary at times because it was so narrow and you would accross a bus.... I closed my eyes for that part! The food was delicious and the people super nice.
Had a great time!
This summer I went to the Canary Islands with my friends. We did a lot of things there; we went to the swimming pool, partying, to the dune beach, and to the aqua park party...
Also, one day we went to one beach where there were a lot of water sports and we practised the motorskying, parasailing and a los of things.
Finally we come back to Spain with hangovers and our bodies very pained becouse we fell many ...
... the weather forecasts which will assist us with our direction plans especially for the first few days of the trip
Due to contrary winds and a low pressure system generating some “large” waves, the organisers decided to delay the start from yesterday to tomorrow. Some boats did leave yesterday and we went to watch together with Diane and Peter’s wife Sue and daughter Victoria. A lazy Sunday afternoon followed with drinks and a late lunch.
After recovering from a serious number of pre-race parties, I decided to attend some of the many arc seminars covering provisioning, routing and weather, rigging - apparently chaffing is the enemy, and a fantastic seminar by norwegian born Jimmy Cornell - who started the ARC some 25 years ago! Did you know we have to carry a minimum number of 3.5 litres of drinking water per person per day plus emergency water ...estimating 500 litres of water needed just in case the ...
... is seen in plenty. Paul the skipper continued to encourage the crew to improve the quality of their helming, by advising them, that the longer they were off course, the longer it would take and the longer it would be without showers. This seemed to work wonders, as the standard of helmsmanship improved 10 fold and plan C, The Azores, was put on the back burner.The day ends as it start going gently towards the canaries if all else memorable for a day when it was easy ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet