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Friday 17 July
Washed her down once more and then headed off to our next anchorage. With the sea breeze
with us we got a lovely gentle sail in.
The anchorage is very crowded, a bit like Formentera but less of the super yachts but just as much traffic with the dinghies, jet-ski's etc.
We chose one spot and when we tried to anchor, in what I thought was sand we managed to
find a rock into which our brand new anchor (which Gen had only ...
... you cannot swing into the wind to help cool down the inside. Managed to get half the chores done – very hot and tiring.
Exhausted, we decided to have dinner out at a seafood resturant near the marina which was rather pleasant.
Thursday 16 July
Gen went for an early morning dip (as swimming in not allowed in the marina) to see what the damage was with the bow thruster. Luckily it was easy to disengage the rope and therefore the assistance of a ...
Friday 10 July
Enjoying this wonderful anchorage – in between dips in the water we're completing
Sitting back watching boats coming and going we watched one yacht drag it's anchor and luckily narrowly missed hitting the rocks big time.
Saturday 11 July
It's time to push on so we took it nice and gently and headed for the island of Formentera. We headed ...
Sundays are funny days at any time of the year. On holiday, as every day feels like a Sunday, Sundays feel like, well, any other day. But our daily routine continues with the odd change here and there. Elaine and David decided to spend some time on the sun deck rather than come straight down to the Solarium with Min and me. After a while David came down to us and he was holding a mug. "Hello," I said have you had enough of the sun?" ...
... and Elaine returned, but they both seemed less excited than I expected them to be. Perhaps floating around inside a verticle wind tunnel for one minute isn't as much fun as Dave thought it would be. I would have done it myself of course, but I had washed my hair that morning and did not want to get it messed up by those nasty safety helmets.
Very early in this trip I had a terrible revelation. I am a Disney Bore. Min and I had our first cruise on ...