Hotel Melia Tortuga Beach
Travel Blogs from Santa Maria
... and headed into the port and docked at the quayside, where the crew member was taken off the ship and into an ambulance. There have been a number of deaths during our cruise and at various ports passengers have been taken off and taken to hospital but this was the first time that we had actually diverted from our course and called into an unscheduled port. We only remained in Santa Cruise for about one and a half hours before the ship departed and continued on its way to ...
... in our final book.
Lots more to come and of course the pictures will be later when we have more computer time available. We have 6 days at sea now until we reach Barbados. We intend to enjoy the ship and all it has to offer. Colin is enjoying the lectures and I'm enjoying my Keep Fit and Art sessions and together we enjoy relaxing on deck listening to music and reading in the sunshine. It is a lovely cruise and we would recommend it highly.
... of a rather dowdy girl called Rhonda), then the young man shining the balustrades from Brazil who is so excited about his country. Our waiters Mario and young William who have got to know us now, with us all shrieking with laughter when Mario told Bill to “pay attention” when he was trying to take his order for dinner and we were all joking around. Yesterday I chatted with a glamorous French Lady – admiring some-ones shoes is a great conversation starter and ...
- Stopped in Cape Verde Islands, traveled southwest and reached the coast of Brazil towards Cape St. Augustine
- The rest of the voyage was disrupted but claimed to continue South
Luckily as I wander around like an ant who's lost his trail, I bump into the uncle from that day! He shouts "ABIL!!!" (what feels like half way across town to someone used to quiet Swedes whose idea of an emotional outburst equals sending in a complaint to the local newspaper) and from around the corner comes the big serious man, his little boy Bruno lights up as he sees me. One out of two ain't ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool