Friday, November 21, 2014

Cadiz kind of day

But first, let me tell y'all that the occupants of state room 335 learned an expensive lesson: be back at the ship/yacht at the appointed time. They were not, so the captain (nicely) waited 15 minutes (he didn't have to), then (nicely) put their passports ashore and we left...without them. As we should. At least we are going to another city just down the road apiece, so hopefully they catch a train and meet the yacht today in Cadiz.

We enjoyed our excursion to Mijas yesterday for the wine tasting. It is a city of narrow streets up on a hillside, so the busses had to park and stay put while we walked around. We learned that the local taxi is actually a donkey!

They were cute...and loud! If the donkey is a taxi, they wear a little tag on their head, complete with their particular number in it for proper identification. We didn't need their services, however.

So we are now off the yacht at TV Cadiz cruise terminal, checking for email before we wander around. Hotmail only. Again. Bugger.

Tomorrow is a sea day, so I won't have Internet as we sail:motor back to Lisbon for our Sunday morning disembarkation. We will overnight at an airport hotel and catch a 5 something AM flight back to Atlanta. Monday will be a long day!

Ciao, y'all!

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Barb G said...

It's HUGE that he (nicely) left their passports.

So the last few days of another lovely, long adventure. njoy the sea day and recharge for the tedious travel day. I hope it's uneventful. Thanks for taking me along again!

big hugs xoxo

Joy said...

Safe journeys home!

Sandee said...

We've seen many running to catch the ship. It's so fun to watch. That ship isn't going to wait for long. At least they have their passports.

Have a fabulous day honey. You'll be heading home soon and then it will be time to go to Florida for the winter. Yes indeed. Big hugs. ♥♥♥

Empress Bee (of the high sea) said...

hope they make it back to the yacht! how scary is that! the captain sounds very nice though..

smiles, bee

Jean(ie) said...

I bet it's different than Cadiz, KY. Have a safe journey home.