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I was already in a shockingly bad temper by the time we left to have tea at the "posh" hotel, and it was raining, which did not help. It felt like one of those dreadful days out we used to take with my parents when we were on holiday in Herne Bay, desperately trying to find something to do in the appalling British weather.
And all this business about "high tea at one of the poshest hotels in the world" really annoyed me. "Reid's Palace Hotel in ...
Wet sea-sprayed garments causes irritation and blistering when performing obsessive, compulsive tasks like rowing day and night across oceans. So Elin Haf Davies and her female row-mates, three blondes and a brunette, worked in the nude - weather permitting. One particularly wonderful day, somewhere in the middle of the Indian Ocean, the gals were all having a nice birthday ...
... spent an hour updating this blog and checking email. By the time we emerged the queue had gone and in 5 minutes the shuttle bus appeared and took us into the centre of the town. The streets are attractively set out with flower baskets and wide paved walking areas. We wandered along enjoying the interesting architecture. We walked down to the sea side and out on to the landing where we could see our ship and view the large sheltered harbour. Then back ...
... at the over 70s. I have decided to try the Cocktail of the Day each day and our drinks package also covers Bailey’s so we are OK for drinks!
The weather has been rather overcast and the sea rough so there is some ups and downs and walking is occasionally problematic. However, we are sleeping well, rocked to sleep by the movement of the “wine-dark sea.”
We are now looking forward to our first port of call, Funchal, on Madeira where I hope to post these ...
... if by magic, their replies subsided! ( note subordinate clause!). Lots of diseased pine trees confronted us - the grub apparently coming from Canada - a major problem here and one I hope doesn't arrive in the uk. Around the next hillside we found ourselves high above the Ribeira Brava and the town of Camanario. The views were stunning and scary, as we worked our way around the contours and ...