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... died, but they couldn't because they needed a new washing machine and tumble dryer. What? Then she shouted, "Oh look over there. That's a funeral now" I could not see any funeral and began to believe the woman was obsessed with death.
After twenty minutes of climbing the coach suddenly stopped and Doris said that anyone who wanted to take pictures could get out and take them now. What of? We were at the top of a fog shrouded hill. You could not ...
... when a cargo ship passed dangerously close. I visualize this scene whenever I stand on our balcony looking out to sea.
Until meeting Elin there wasn't anything more exhilarating for me than climbing aboard a ship and travelling across an ocean. It made me feel adventurous and kind of brave. A great many cruise ships work the summers in the Mediterranean, then spend the winters in the Caribbean. They have ...
... the bus back to the ship. It had been a pleasant stop and a place I would love to visit again with more time for exploring.
We came back to a Spanish night in the restaurant and the food was better and very enjoyable. Then into the Astor Lounge for a Mediterranean Quiz. We were only allowed a team of four so we palled up with Judy and Roger. We didn’t win but it was fun trying. It had been good to walk on dry land again and Funchal was ...
On Saturday morning we woke early and finished our packing. We went down with our luggage for breakfast at 7-30 and ordered a taxi for 8am. We had a quick bite to eat and the cab came early so we were on our way before 8. We were driven to Victoria Coach Station from whence we were to catch a bus to Tilbury. We easily found the appropriate gate and learnt that instead of 9am the bus was now scheduled for 9-30. We settled down with our books to wait.
About 9am a young girl came ...
... the Madeiran cocktail made of local rum,
juice from fresh lemons, and honey. Sugarcane was at times a major crop on the
island but is now only grown on a small scale and mostly used to produce rum.
What’s unique about the distillery we visited is that it uses entirely 19th
century equipment and methods, sort an artisanal boutique operation with a lot
of manual labor.
The distillery was followed by a snack stop at a ...