Travel Blogs from Mindelo
... Our tour over and it was back to the ship, the wind was still quite strong but the sun was shining we sat on the sun deck for lunch. There was going to be a sail away party on deck but unfortunately too windy but as we sail out of Mindelo we have a couple of days at sea to relax before arriving in Santa Cruz, Tenerife which is nearly 1000 miles away but with head winds might be a rocky voyage.The next blog entry probably not that interesting so you can all relax for a couple of ...
... night after we were hit by the microburst, at less than a Euro per liter this is the cheapest I have found diesel.
Rob, Laura, I and Peter's crew decided to have lunch at a very cheap restaurant that could only be described as very African, and almost Caribbean in style, the lunch consisted of chick peas, in some sort of spicy sauce along with thin slices of salami sausage, and a fried egg on top. Different but quite tasty all for about ...
... and were docked so far from the pontoon we have to break the Olympic long jump record every time we get on and off the boat. 2nd night in and at 5am our rope snaps causing a massive bang which causes all the boats coming out to look at their boat to make sure it's ok. After a quick reef knot by action man and some more ropes out we head back to bed. In the morning we realise the boat is too far away from the pontoon ...
Early start for trip round island. Wow what a fantastic day, the dramatic scenery indescribable! Went with a great group of people, the dutch( Ana and Rob) the Germans( Sabine and Marcus) and British( margie and Marcus and Jenny) took the ferry, then mini bus round island. Had a guide Dongo with a ...
... the boat during the emergencies.
A couple of funny things happened on the night after the block failed, the next morning we found a 9 inch squid dead on the deck, it must have been thrown against the main boom then slid down the spray dodger front window black ink everywhere it lay dead there until morning. Rob did his Dexter impression analyzing the blood (ink) splatter pattern to tell what had happened.
The other was when Laura was on watch, she was sitting there ...
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Other places to stay in Mindelo
Sao Pedro , Mindelo | 4 star hotelfrom $119
CP 103 - Praca Amilcar Cabral, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $119
Praca Nova, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $76
Alto Fortim, Mindelo | Hotelfrom $60
Rua Oficinas Navais, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $53
Avenida Che Guevara, Mindelo, Ilha de S.Vicente Rep. CAPE VERDE, Mindelo | 2 star hotelfrom $36
Cristiano de Sena Barcelo, Mindelo | 3 star hotelfrom $83