September 2011 archive

Lanzarote and Fuerteventura

On the morning of 5th Sept we awoke with anticipation, looking forward to taking a stroll rather longer than just around the cockpit having, as you will remember, just spent five days and nights at sea – but it was not to be. There were already 2ft waves and winds of 20k upwards and, looking …

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Portugal to the Canaries

Something we are beginning to learn is that one has to be flexible. Plans made don’t always come to fruition…… Before leaving Liverpool we had in our mind that after Portugal, Madeira would be our next stop. Madeira is an island that we have considered visiting for some years now during a February/March break but …

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Planes, Trains and Automobiles

If you want to know anything at all about the workings of trains, buses and taxis in Portugal then just give Chris and John a call because they sampled them all – probably [no, definitely] on more occasions than they bargained for when initially “signing up” for a 2 week holiday on “Siga Siga”. First …

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