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... eight days at sea.
This island is lush with vegitation and is rightfully known as the Hawaii of Europe. We took a bus tour of the Island. Our guide is ...
... the sermon was as vague and wooly as a mad scientists hair, the passage itself does give you a lot to think about. After having a cuppa we wandered into town. Having been here before we had done most of the sight seeing and decided to head to a cafe with wifi. It seemed that no such existed. We walked around and after dodging some skin headed young men who were shouting in Portuguese, felt like we should make a quick exit as one of ...
... side, Spain on the other and the Rock in the middle. Magnificent sight. As we sat on the verandah last night having dinner, we watched the most spectacular sunset amid the best dolphin show after earlier seeing several whales and a beautiful Orca! You couldn't have written a better script.
So tonight is our last night and we prepare to leave this magnificent vessel tomorrow morning and start the next leg and final leg of this fabulous holiday. Barcelona and then Dubai.
... top of this hilly island to Monte which is supposed to be very picturesque followed by a walk around at the top in the gardens to take in the view. The good part is the ride down the mountain to Livramento in a wicker sled or toboggan which is apparently a lot of fun although a bumpy ride.
Barcelona is still 6 days away and then the anguish of departing this magnificent vessel kicks in. However we are looking forward to spending Easter in that fabulous city.
"Oh! I see a church! Keep going! Keep going! I can see people! I see people going down on toboggans!"
Our rental cars do an interesting thing - the engine turns off when we stop at a red light. They start again when the clutch is used. Street names are often dates, so you might turn right at Fifteenth Of September.