Monthly Archive: October 2015

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Home Again!

I wasn’t sure that I would add any further reporting to what I have already said about this short trip, but I decided that in all fairness, I should. Leaving the hotel was uneventful....

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Angry, angry seas …

Today, being our last full day, we decided on a leisurely start. I really didn’t fancy any breakfast, so Captain Clarke went down for a small partaking – I obviously don’t know what he...

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The Case of a Singing Taxista

Today was a retail therapy day. In other words, we went shopping. I had seen a very nice shirt shop in town that I thought might have an unusual shirt for me, we wanted...

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A Proper Excursion …

Today, Captain Clarke and I decided that we should visit another part of the island to see what it is like. Of particular interest to me was the south because the majority of holiday...

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Bumper Botanic Bonanza!

Today we decided to take advantage of the morning sunshine and to visit the Botanic Gardens. For those without any interest in gardens, don’t bother with the gallery below – it’s all plants! For...

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Potatoes take 35 minutes to cook!

On the second full day of our holiday we took a leisurely breakfast after rising again after 9am! One of the many delights at breakfast is the daily news sheet you are offered. This...

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Alcohol Free Days

And so, following an exceptional night’s sleep, we find ourselves on our first full day in Puerto de la Cruz. The weather forecast is wrong … again. There is no rain – just beautiful...

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Corporal’s Log

OK, now let’s get this clear straight away … I am not a Captain. It takes many years of practice to become a Captain and I am far too young to have achieved this...