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... on our way to the Canary Islands and there will be some swell but as we approach the Canaries we will encounter a high pressure system and the weather will improve. At the moment, in our cabin, the ship is moving around quite a lot. Cape Verde Islands to Lisbon That night and part of the following day, the ship bumped around a little but as the day progressed the weather improved and the day after, 19th, the sea became calm with only a light wind. The temperature ...
... on the Verandah deck with cocktails and a good book and more music to say farewell to Cape Verde. An interesting little island well worth a short visit to understand how little some people have to survive on. It sort of makes you feel guilty for tucking into your five course meal but at least we added a little tourism money to their economy.
I managed a dip in the ship's pool today which was alarmingly cool to begin with but ...
... was highly amused.
You may be wondering about Giva and Dizzy – they have settled into the rhythm of the ship well and continue to enjoy each other’s company. Giva did misbehave slightly and took my cruise card unbeknown to me, to buy Dizzy some Swarovski earrings for the Gala night. However she looked so gorgeous and he looked so handsome in his new Italian shoes that Marion had brought for him, that I couldn’t stay angry for long.
Well its time ...
- Stopped in Cape Verde Islands, traveled southwest and reached the coast of Brazil towards Cape St. Augustine
- The rest of the voyage was disrupted but claimed to continue South
Luckily as I wander around like an ant who's lost his trail, I bump into the uncle from that day! He shouts "ABIL!!!" (what feels like half way across town to someone used to quiet Swedes whose idea of an emotional outburst equals sending in a complaint to the local newspaper) and from around the corner comes the big serious man, his little boy Bruno lights up as he sees me. One out of two ain't ...