Terra Nostra Garden Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
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After Serralves, we took an Uber to the airport (laziness and paved streets got the best of us). Sunday driving is nice, very little traffic. Same for the airport. Check In and Customs were cleared in record time. Uneventful but somewhat more comfortable Ryanair trip, Fab having more legroom than in the Easyjet flights.
And finally, after …
... of a July afternoon and it must be wonderful in winter when people come in the evening after work to relax. We spent a happy hour and a half there although my daughter was not too chuffed at the colour it turned her white bikini! I hope the brownish stains will come out. We were told it would make our skin beautifully smooth but I am sceptical of this claim. The climb out of the caldera was impressively steep and twisty and there was a beautiful view from the Pico de Minhos at the ...
We slept in and missed the breakfast buffet, oh well, we had fruits in the room to eat.
We headed into the city looking for the farmers market only to find that it is not open on Sunday. Did some shopping in the big mall, a necklace for Shirley, shoes for Lyle, and had lunch in the food court. We then drove down to the harbour and the Fort. The Fort didn't open for about an hour so we headed into the old part of town ...
... as the "bad" neighbourhood which is home to the local gypsy community where we saw loads of children and a fist fight. Right next door is one of the nicest real estate locations, side by side with the problem area. Lunch was great with a terrific ocean view. A quick stop at Ribeira Grande to see the water flowing and the 400 year old bridge with 8 arches. Then on to Lagoa do Fogo for a dip in the natural hot springs. Natural all right. The cooler ...
... it as an independent nation, but I haven't been able to confirm that the Azores are considered such by the rest of the world. Our tour took us to Sete Cidades, a large crater with numerous lakes, one of which is divided into blue and green sections, created by the reflection of the sky and the foliage respectively. You see down the Northern coastline from this vantage point and it reminds us, again, of the Hawaiian islands.