Polana Residence Hotel
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... in another beautiful country.
To be honest about Lagos, there is not a huge amount to do apart from sit on a beach and enjoy the nightlife. But to be fair, both of those are very good. We just came a little unlucky having arrived in a couple of overcast days with the water being very cold.
Once at the lighthouse at the end of the peninsula you could see the beach around the corner, Dina told me that that was the beach that Madeleine Mccann had gone ...
... seem to speak some English, but they are delighted when do don't have to - RESPECT! Yay Kate! Very warm welcomes and huge smiles seem to be the default attitude here. Although it's hot - about 30 degrees each day we were here - the city has thousands of trees and gorgeous shady squares where the temperature drops by 10 degrees and a refreshing breeze cools the happy flaneur at every turn ....oh joy and rapture ...
... best 5 euros I have spent) and enjoyed the next 6 hours on the beach swimming and sleeping. The only downside is that the water was actually very very cold but the burning sun in the blue sky above more than made up for that. Dina was more than happy to jump into the crystal waters as she hadn't been for a swim in almost 4 weeks since we were in Croatia.
After far to much relaxing and sleeping we decided on one final swim before heading off. We ...
... elderly (79) English woman, who, it emerges, hails from South Shields, although she has not lived there for some 40 years.
She recommends a restaurant (Tirimasu) for lunch. We walk the two miles to the restaurant, only to find, it is closed on Mondays! Fortunately, there is another restaurant open a short distance along the road, so, all is not ...
... be spelled correctly):
bon dia = good day/good morning
bon tard = good afternoon
obrigado/obrigada = thank you (to a man/woman)
cerveja (pronounced ser-vay-sha) = beer - that one’s for you Dad!
disculpe = sorry/excuse me (like Spanish)
por favor = please (like Spanish)
hola = hello (like Spanish) – it is better to use bon dia or bon tard to greet someone -