Santantao Art Resort
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Zo jammer dat we geen fotos kunnen oploaden want wat is dit een schitterend eiland.
Twee dagen hebben we het eiland verkend. De ene kant is droog, rotsig en warm. Achter een bergkam, de andere kant van het eiland is het compleet groen. De eerste rondrit ging dwars door bananen, mango, papaya bomen en veel suikerriet. …
... since we were at a much higher elevation, it was pretty cold, so we hopped on the next tram and came back to the city. We sat right behind the driver which was really interesting, seeing the signals and speed limits he was watching. I was especially impressed that the line cut right through the middle of a number of roundabouts -- since many of us are just getting comfortable with them, can you imagine suddenly have a tram car coming at you as you are ...
Weds 12 Jan. Mindelo, Cape Verde. A very poor country - dry and volcanic. Kicked off with a coffee again which was still better than the ship's, despite the poverty of the place. Wandered round the town, taking in the fish market and a quick look at the outside of El Presidente's pink palace. Found a very friendly place, with a balcony within sight of the palace, for a great fish lunch, eaten to the ...
... us a taste of what was to come. It was a good chance to settle in to the watches and perfect our fish landing technigue. Especially when we caught a MahiMahi with 30 knots from behind and some 3 meter swells pushing as along!
Our brief stop over was fun, giving us a little taste of Africa, a chance to top up with water, fuel and fresh fruit and veges. It was also a nice social time as we met "Egret" Patrick and Amanda, and "MaryAnne 2" John and Julia. ...
Hello from Cec, Jon, Karen, Tim and Taboo.
Due to excess wind whilst in the marina (35-40 knot gusts) we have moved our departure to first light tomorrow morning (25/03). There are some strong currents of 2.5 knots here, and we would prefer to have their assistance, hence the early cast off. We are fully provisioned which ...
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