Canary Islands, Madeira and sailing to Italy. December 12th 2015 Hi everyone
We are currently cruising between Spain and Italy and will reach civiteveccia, the Rome cruise port tomorrow morning. Peter has come down with the dreaded lurgy. I'm pretty sure more misery rather than death is imminent. It can't be man flu because he caught it from Liz!
Over the last few days we have visited Santa Cruz in Tenerife, Madeira and Malaga in Spain. Very pleasant ... read more
Europe » Portugal » Madeira Following its heyday as a world power during the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal lost much of its wealth and status with the destruction of Lisbon in a 1755 earthquake, occupation during the Napoleonic Wars, and the independence in 1822 of Brazil a... ... read more