Hotel Alpino Atlantico
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Minbar in room
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Alpino Atlantico Canico
Travel Blogs from Canico
... them when I'm in port, but not at sea) and definitely had the card then. When I got back to the Neptune Pool where Min and Lance were waiting it had gone, and so had the plastic wallet thing I kept it in. The plastic wallet was attached to a lanyard I kept around my neck for safe keeping. That worked well then, didn't it?
Well I just lost my temper. This bloody ship keeps finding ways of making my life just that little ...
... each) to do it again?
Finally, the coach left and the Guide introduced herself as Doris and the driver as Rrrroy. I have no idea why she said his name with a load of 'r's at the front. By now not only was it raining but mist had turned into fog as we climbed tiny winding streets through the town. Doris had a jolly sounding patter, but although her English was very good it was difficult to understand what she was saying. And she constantly seemed to ...
... had morning tea. We found that we had been very lucky - the past two days in Madeira have been torrential rain and stormy. The views were fantastic today and getting organised early we missed the queues which were very long by the time we returned. Back in town we wandered through the pretty streets and stopped for a ...
... the Madeiran cocktail made of local rum,
juice from fresh lemons, and honey. Sugarcane was at times a major crop on the
island but is now only grown on a small scale and mostly used to produce rum.
What’s unique about the distillery we visited is that it uses entirely 19th
century equipment and methods, sort an artisanal boutique operation with a lot
of manual labor.
The distillery was followed by a snack stop at a ...
A couple random observations about Madeira:
Even though English has no official place here almost everyone we have met speaks at least some, and most speak it pretty well. We have four theories to explain it. 1) More and more people speak English everywhere these days 2) As a cruise ship port they receive their fair share of English speaking visitors 3) Portuguese is a seriously ridiculous language to speak or understand so they just ...