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Travel Blogs from Playa de Jandia
Early start today to check out of hotel #1 and head to the boat. It was a great day after some initial confusion and panic and nearly missing the boat (I have now explained to them the difference in English between "being picked up outside the auditorium" and "making your own way to the boat opposite the auditorium across two main roads and a car park")! There was probably a total of 50 people on the boat of mixed ages and nationalities. After leaving the port, we headed west ...
... with the waiter in Spanish, which helped. It was very hot today and tonight, and tomorrow it's supposed to be 34C for our boat trip. Monica and I went for a late dinner and randomly stumbled across a very nice restaurant for some authentic Mallorquin tapas. The plan was originally to meet some others for drinks and maybe dancing but it's an early start tomorrow so came home instead (note it's still ...
... and I retreated to the rooftop pool - my first time actually in the pool and it was perfect. I opted for an early night tonight so watched the sun go down then headed to the jazz bar within the hotel for a quick drink before bed - taking my homework with me (oh I'm so cool...!). However bar was great and music was brilliant so I ended up staying too late and drinking too much for an early night... Hope to catch up on some sleep soon though! ...
A little woozy after last night's drinks but not too bad! Monica and I both tried to encourage the rest of the class to be more sociable but that's not going anywhere fast - still - early days! After class we headed down to the port and have booked ourselves onto a cruise on Saturday which visits a couple of beaches along the coast. Managed for the first time to get a sunbed by ...
Another good day at school. I made a friend, whoop! Monica, from Brazil, is also here by herself so we are heading out to dinner together later. I feel for her as her English is not brilliant but is far better than my Portuguese.... I'm sure we will work something out! The three main English-speaking people from the course all live outside of the main city so it may be harder to get them out in the evening - but we will see! The lesson today ...
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