VIK Suite Hotel Risco del Gato
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I decided a night in Puerto del Rosario might be good for a change of scene and I had an early flight in the morning. I probably should have listened more to what I'd been told, it's more industrial and not so enjoyable. Still it was a transit stop that helped me get to the airport in plenty of time, the bus being much more efficient than I'd expected.
... reveal palm trees and cactuses, now adorned with their springtime blossoms of yellow, orange and pink. (A movie coming out soon, Exodus, was filmed here, the part where Moses crosses the Sinai Desert.)
The name of the Canary Islands does not come from the bird but from the Latin Canariae Insulae, meaning "Island of the Dogs," the name given to Gran Canaria by visiting Romans who found the islands inhabited by a large and ...
... would have to do our packing later. But never mind that for now; the weather looked as though it would be a lot better today so we were going to make the most of our last day.
We disembarked the Braemar and enjoyed a pleasant slow stroll along the harbour. Gran Tarajal is, apparently, one of the biggest towns on the island and owes its success to the fact that all of the island’s tomatoes were once shipped from here. From ...
... and more musicians entertaining the crowds.We have visited some very diverse ports on this cruise, met some lovely people, enjoyed good food and apart from David bashing his knees and myself now having a cough and cold it had been a great start to the New Year.Now we can look forward to joining MS Braemar on another voyage in a few weeks time to West Africa & Cape Verde ...
We are warmly welcomed at the hotel for our 5 night all inclusive stay. Our room is very spacious with an excellent balcony and sea views. The hotel is set in beautiful gardens.
We spend the next few days relaxing locally and travelling around the southern tip of Fuerteventura.
More to follow!
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility