Vila Gale Santa Cruz
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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Spent the day wandering around Madeira. We purchased tickets for the hop on bus again and saw all the interesting points on the small island. We returned to the ship for the sail away at 4 pm. Had a lovely drink by the pool accompanied by a steel band as we watched Madeira fade in the distance. Lovely day. ...
... nearby gave us some rolling and pitching. The barf bags were out. My only problem was with walking in a straight line, but that’s always a problem for me.
The last few days have been boringly smooth, though some people are still complaining about motion. There have been some whale sightings, but not for me. I did spot the double rainbow one morning and alerted everyone in the Lido.
We have had two ...
... and can be less than what you'd pay for airfare alone. So, for 15 days, we're being spoiled on what has thus far been smooth sailing and pleasant weather. To further sweeten the experience, our fellow passengers are a diverse and interesting mix, most being friendly and all appearing to be enjoying themselves. We are meeting some really nice people, are sitting at a fun table at dinner, and have already made friendships that we hope will continue ...
... her own stuff. Me? Not packing, but exploring the incredible gardens at the hotel. What a gorgeous area this hotel sits in. According to Marina, who was here 50 years ago with her mother, the gardens were three times larger, and there were no other hotels, or even a town to speak of. I even managed to find our room from the gardens.... which was a real challenge. Marina and I had lunch, while Jacques fasted, because he had too much ...
... it is "Daytime" we go "Down" in the new area. If it is "night" we go up only. Back in our room, Marina and I decided we would wait a few minutes before going down to the pool, and hope the weather lightened up a little. I put my suit one, and waited for Marina to return. Waited, waited, waited..... No Marina. She must have fallen asleep, the next time I saw she and Jacques, it was aperitif time, and Jacques was at my door offering me a glass of ...