Hotel Vila Nova
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- High-speed internet in room (free)
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... north, back into the cold and the dark, on this tub with the terrible people on board and nothing to do. I could not stand it."
"Right," I announced, "I've made as big decision. I think we've got this holiday all wrong. We're concentrating on all the things that are bad and we don't like, instead of trying to make the best of it, and that I think we must do. It'll cost a fortune and be very complicated to get us home early, so instead ...
... must have been serious because the captain came back on the public address system and announced that we were having "a few wind problems" and the ship might "move about a bit". He said we should hold the handrails whenever we could as we moved about the ship.
The "moving about a bit" actually was the ship heaving up and down and left and right, all over the place. And this has been continuous since we left port so just about 24 hours. It ...
... that is fully situated in the crater of an active volcanic. The highest point on the island is just over 2800 feet and with the lack of traffic and good roads would make for a good few days of cycling. In the spring all of the Hydrangea hedges are in bloom and the island is covered in blue flowers. It is a beautiful stop and would be worth another visit.
... again very charming; then the botanical garden nearby - very historical & gorgeous. Next we rode up to the mountaintop to see the 2 volcanic crater lakes but it was so foggy up there, we had to take the tour guide's word that the lakes existed. We returned to town & Jim & I walked quite a bit throughout. Really enjoyable. I refrained from too ...
... dropped in a hole that has natural boiling water, then covered with mud. We know that you have to be careful walking around here, steam is escaping everywhere and water is literally boiling. Too hot to touch. The locals are happy to have this boiling water and hissing coming out of the ground. They are happy the volcano is releasing its pressure and not keeping it in, thus preventing any eruptions! The sun is not shining so we are unable to see the green ...