Travel Blogs from Mindelo
... from the Captain tells us that the crew member taken off yesterday is still in intensive care in Tenerife and he will keep us informed of any change. It looks like we're going to make our 9am docking time in Lisbon. After dinner to see the Unexpected Boys second show in the Curzon, songs from the shows in this act but ended up with another from the Jersey Boys, a great show again. Arranged to meet up tomorrow for our Indian lunch ...
... all are good but they get paid for singing. A shame they didn't do it like the first one they did and got some of the lower rank crew to take part :-( It wasn't helped by two stupid old bats that came in late and proceeded to talk all the time, in that sort of loud voice that comes with a hearing aid!!! They did shut up when I shouted "shut up" shame the people sat next to them didn't have a quiet word. ...
... ashore to give to the kids and they did appreciate it. The buildings are colourful, there is an open air African market and a craft centre, so lots to just wander round. Apparently at the weekend there is a square near to 2 hotels which have live music, this can be heard in the square and so a lot of people congregate there. I'm guessing if you are a guest at the hotel it might be a bit intimidating. It's also very cheap here so I guess that's the best thing. After the ...
Day 7at sea, weather us changing as we head north, it's quite windy today and although the sun is still strong the temperature is much cooler than of late, in the high 70s as opposed to high 80s and far less humid. I'm not going to add any photos today just to see if that's why the blog isn't connecting to Facebook. Today the ships photographers decided to show up on deck to take photos of the shuffle teams. Now how comes they show up today, we have had 6 sea days with fairly calm days ...
... or see in Mindelo and we could not understand why we had to
stay overnight until 5:00 pm. the next day. So we went to the
Mindelo Marina and bought a few mugs of beer so we could get access
Overall, it was a lousy
overnight stay and although people were friendly, there is really
nothing of excitement or anything interesting after you've seen the
volcanic landscape and the beach area. A half days stay would be
more than plenty!
TripAdvisor Reviews Residencial Jenny Mindelo
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Sao Pedro , Mindelo | 4 star hotelfrom $113
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Praca Nova, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $86
Alto Fortim, Mindelo | Hotelfrom $71
Rua Oficinas Navais, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $56
Avenida Che Guevara, Mindelo, Ilha de S.Vicente Rep. CAPE VERDE, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $50
Cristiano de Sena Barcelo, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $77