There was briefly an alarm going off on-shore…I hope they didn’t mistake us for pirates 😉 Actually, it was a perfect and uneventful morning, but now we are bustling around a bit to get ready and be in the lounge where we are expected for our first excursion of the cruise. It is called “Panaramic Valldemosa”
We couldn’t remember exactly what it was we signed up for (a month ago), but it turned out to be a relaxing trip up into the mountains just seeing the sights. This is different than past Bob & June Berry vacations. They usually have a car and more freedom to get away from the crowds, so Carrie and I were a little worried about this trip. Even though we rushed past several sites (and leisurely walks) we would have liked to take in, our destination was a great, old, monastery that sat in a picturesque village.
On the way out of Palma we passed a seemingly amazing cathedral, which would make a great stop in Palmas on another trip and saw a very enjoyable path along the ocean, should we ever get back here.
Anyway- Once we toured the monastery, Carrie and I got away and walked around the village on our own and ended up back near the monastery at a little Café. The highlight of my trip so far was being able to order for Carrie and I (Carrie was en los banos) in decent-enough Spanish. Alright, the waitress knew English perfectly well, I’m sure, but I still accomplished something. Go Me!
I was wearing out. Carrie, June, Andrew & Katie all went on into Palmas de Mallorca to have lunch at a renowned Michelin-Star Tapas restaurant, but I was too tired. I knew I was going to hit my wall and ever-since my surgeries…when I hit it, I’m done. I wanted to be sure to be in the comfort of the ship when I got to that point, so here I am writing this blog and then heading up for lunch with Bob, Ken & Tricia.
Well, for now, Buenos Tardes, Amigos!!!