Santa Catarina Hotel
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Kids pool
- Meal plan
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... last time, and Penny wanted to buy some Havianas flip flops. Headed back to the ship was an experience. The back on board time was 16:30. We were on the quayside at 16:15 and it turned out that we were the last passengers to re-embark Britannia. The pilot shouted "hurry up" and we ran along the quayside and headed to the gangways! I joined the Entertainment Manager (old Cruise Director title) & Entertainment Team at the sail away ...
... word 'ambience'.
FYI - Madeira sits atop a massive shield volcano, comprised solely of hardened liquid lave, but the last volcanic activity was seen more than 6,000 years ago.
The island population is 260,000 with 120,000 in the capital, Funchal.
One of its claim to fame is that is the birthplace of the world-known football/soccer star -- Christiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid).
Today is beautiful we are enjoying the smallest country in the world,Madeira. We're at the MacCafe for a nice cappuccino and free internet. We plan to walk around before we have to get back on board for yet another sea day. I'll report about the wonders of sea days ...
This levada walk clings to two sides of a steep valley that has the village of Tabua at its head. We did each side on different days and found it a good walk, a bit exposed with no shade but because the sides are so steep the sun only shines on one side at a time according to the time of day. The western facing walk is reached by driving to Ribeira Brava and taking the tunnel ...
... The Madeira port-type wine is also good, although at home I would never drink it.... Here it seems perfect for the surroundings. A lazy day necessary for both Jacques and Marina, and I am so happy they could catch up on some of the rest that they have not been able to do during their charter season. Bon Nuit, ;ᘸ 4;ȩ 57;8 ...