We're off on holiday...

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We're off on holiday...

Post by Regulator » 2 months ago

I've got a two day working week this week.

Wednesday we're travelling down to Salisbury of Wednesday to see my family, then Thursday it's off to Southampton to embark on a 12 days cruise to Spain and Portugal. I can't wait as I really need a break!

We're not bothering to get the internet package. I'm taking loads of books to read (and real ones at that). We'll also be able to get off the ship at the various ports, which are:

- Vigo, in Galicia
- Lisbon
- Cartagena
- Malaga
- Gibraltar
- Cadiz

We've booked tours in Cartagena and Gibraltar, partly because there is so much to see in Cartagena and the tour in Gibraltar worked out about the same as doing the various visits independently.
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Post by Regulator » 2 months ago

After a delayed departure, due to over-running radar repairs, we have arrived in Vigo. It’s a beautiful day and should get up to about 19c later this afternoon.
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Post by jollygoodthen » 2 months ago

Regulator wrote:
2 months ago
we have arrived in Vigo.
Stopping by the EFCA?
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Post by Iris » 1 month ago

We're not off on holiday.

We'd planned to go to Ghent next Sunday (postponed since April 2020), but have just bowed to the inevitable omicron and postponed our train tickets till June next year.

We're now looking for somewhere in the UK to go from next weekend...
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Post by The Real Ravenhurst » 1 month ago

Iris wrote:
1 month ago
We're not off on holiday.

We'd planned to go to Ghent next Sunday (postponed since April 2020), but have just bowed to the inevitable omicron and postponed our train tickets till June next year.

We're now looking for somewhere in the UK to go from next weekend...
Sorry to hear that. Hope you find a decent Plan B.
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Post by Mister Paul » 1 month ago

We managed a few days in Romania last month. It was touch and go whether we would go, but it felt safer than the UK.

Twice in my life I've been left geniunely speechless by a view. 3 years ago it was Sinaia in Transylvania. Last month it was the Danube Delta.
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