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I was already in a shockingly bad temper by the time we left to have tea at the "posh" hotel, and it was raining, which did not help. It felt like one of those dreadful days out we used to take with my parents when we were on holiday in Herne Bay, desperately trying to find something to do in the appalling British weather.
And all this business about "high tea at one of the poshest hotels in the world" really annoyed me. "Reid's Palace Hotel in ...
... was preventable. I kept my mouth shut and couldn't wait to hear Elin's second lecture. This time it was the Indian Ocean. She and three other gals rowed from Australia to Africa. The four of them completed this much longer journey in about the same time as it took Elin and her other amiga to cross the Atlantic.
Limited distribution - sent after our return to the New World
... 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 ...
... past Westminster Abbey and Big Ben, past London Bridge and the Tower and down the Thames past the Docklands area. We could see the tall building known as The S******* the other side of the river. It took about 90 minutes to drive to Tilbury.
Once there we were quickly processed, issued our boarding cards and after passing through security climbed the gangplank and were on board the Astor. We found our cabin, 200,on the Port side at the front of the ship. While we waited for ...
Our fifth and last day hike on Madeira was the so-called Balcony Hike between the two highest peaks on the island, Pico Arieiro and Pico Ruivo. It's apparently called the balcony hike for a particular lookout spot on the trail that’s sometimes the turnaround point for those returning to Pico Arieiro rather than hiking through.
The road to Pico Arieiro climbed 6,000 feet from sea level near Funchal to the top of Madeira’s second highest ...
Other places to stay in Santa Cruz
Rua Nova de Sao Fernando 5, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $107
Rua Bom Jesus 22, Santa Cruz | 4 star hotelfrom $24
Vereda da Terca, Santa Cruz | 5 star hotelfrom $144