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... wades through rafts of the stuff. Not good if it gets caught round the prop. We have also heard from John Alacantra earlier in the month. He is the broker that sold us Baraonda in Gibraltar. A little piece of fame as he has started a blog on us and our adventures on his Boatshed web. The first instalment has been published and hoping it will also appear in two yachting magazines. The link is http://gibraltar.boatshed.com/what-the- ...
Back in the van, we motored to the next stop – sampling of natural fruit juice or rum in an old rum
I thought this was the rum sampling part of the tour. We decided to give the rum a miss – it was probably the drive in the van which must have been made by the same company that made Elvis the plane …. Shake, rattle and almost roll on those roads around Granada !! We stuck with a ...
So far I've been really surprised with the complete lack of mobility scooters on the ship ( if you've read my around the world blog you'll know what I mean) so far I've only seen two which is remarkable given the age profile of the passengers on board. In addition the there's a much better sense of respect to one another which was sadly lacking on previous cruises when it was everyone for themselves, no manners, and no thought for anybody else.
... and we stay for about 30 minutes of the match an head home. The match was a draw which is amazing in the circumstances!
A quiet afternoon afterwards and another Internet foray, the shops are quite good for souvenirs and jewellery shops but not a lot else but easy enough to walk around and no hassling.
A full table tonight for our formal night and 6 of us go for the syndicate quiz where we win with 18 out of 20 so a good ...
... was no exception. It took an hour and a half, but luckily they had a TV on in the salon, showing an interesting film which we later found out was called Apocalypto and was directed by Mel Gibson. As Trevor also had a sit for an hour and a half waiting for me, he enjoyed the film too.
Finally my hair was done and we walked back, through the tunnel again, and back onto the Ventura. I was dying of thirst by now so I enjoyed ...