Plum Tree Club on Rockley Golf Course
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... names I never caught.
The meal was fairly typical cruise fare, multiple courses, but smallish portions and a very expensive wine list, but the conversation was good.
We parted to go up on deck to see the sails set, the lights blazing as we sailed out of Bridgetown port.
The Royal Clipper is the largest sailing tall ship operating in the world and after exiting the port and leaving the pilot behind, the sails were unfurled we must have looked a ...
... a bit more time exploring we would have found some friers selling lobster and shrimp, which is what Ruth and Malcolm wanted. Never mind.
The bus back home is amazing it's jam packed and the driver just keeps on picking up more people - standing and squeezing room only. Don't do this journey if you have a problem with personal space!
By the time we get home all we're fit for is our beds. I blame the rum punch.
... of Queen’s Park (the old Governor General’s mansion).
Even found our way to a local church and found an interesting gravestone … it was for a guy that had been a Governor-General in the old British Colonial Service for The Gambia, Lagos (*****ia), The Bahamas and Barbados. He must have been quite accomplished to get all those ‘postings’.
... nation in the British Empire.
The city of Bridgetown is the capital and largest city of the island country of Barbados, a major tourist destination in the West Indies, with numerous attractions, landmarks and monuments, museums, and art galleries of an international standard. It is also a center for visiting many other popular cities on the island.
Today we arrived early in the morning at about 07:00AM. This was good as today we ...
... our way to the Neptune Lounge (the ship's main show lounge) for an informative lecture on the flora and fauna of the Amazon River. The Amazon is the mightiest river on the planet and contains a fifth of all the fresh water. It is an amazing wealth of trees, plants and wildlife such as birds, monkeys, fish, crocodiles, manatees (also known as sea cows) and of course onca pintada, or the jaguar. It was a really interesting lecture.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking