Travel Blogs from Canico
... for another ride.
Once we were finally down from the mountains, we ...
... hours of work! The challenge was then on and the bag has now been made to the Italians exacting standard. It hasn't all been work though Rhianwyn read 3 books in as many days before embarking on 'War and Peace' and John is also on his fourth book. As we sank our weary frames into bed at the end of a hard day of sight seeing and relaxing we drifted off to sleep as the boat rocked like a jelly on a plate. Not a great deal, but enough to be ...
... which dwarfed our ship, making it look like a small tug boat.
Following a walk around at the top and admiring the views and taking some stunning photographs, which we'll bore you with when we're back home, we made our way to the very famous toboggan ride which took us down the mountain, on a traditional road that it shares with cars - who'd have thought? In a two person wicker basket, we were pulled down by two local men who, along with hundreds of others, make ...
... Chef John Pugh and got some fascinating insights into the high standards and wonderful fare they deliver to us every day. It was fabulous and we are looking forward to the second last day on board when they do the Galley lunch, providing a spread which is laid out throughout this huge galley kitchen.
After today we have one more full day at sea before we reach Funchal in Madeira which we believe is really beautiful. We're contemplating a cable car ride ...
... don't know if we can get there. It's a kilometre away and we only have 2 more hours"
"What do you call those floatey things that you take when you're skiing?" "Well, Calgary Girl, do you mean gondolas?" "Yes, gondolas. They're right there and they're also on my map so I now know where we are. Or where we were.."
"Hey, this tunnel is on ...
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Other places to stay in Canico
Canico de Baixo, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $79
Estrada do Garajau, 131, Canico | 3 star hotelfrom $45
Estrada da Ponta da Oliveira 11, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $93
Ponta da Oliveira Apartado 12, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $103
Travessa Vista da Praia, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $56
Caminho Cais da Oliveira, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $66
Estrada do Cristo Rei, 375, Canico | 3 star hotelfrom $228
Rua D Francisco Santana 10, Canico | 3 star hotelfrom $73
Rua da Olaria no 63, Canico | 4 star hotelfrom $52
Rua Robert Baden Powel, 61-62, Canico | Hotelfrom $57
Rua Robert Baden Powell, 61-62, Canico | 3 star hotelfrom $60