Canary Islands part 4: Las Palmas
It is only two days away from boarding our cruise ship on Pullmantur cruise lines for our seven night cruise through the Canary Islands and Morocco. So far we have stayed at a resort town on the southern coast filled with tourists and then in a small mountain town with zero tourists. It would be natural for us to place ourselves in Las Palmas, the main city on the island and where the port is located for our final two nights before embarking.
I thought it would be fun to stay on a sail boat before boarding the big ship! Also, since this is Terri-Lynn’s birthday trip it seemed appropriate. We met over thirty years ago in Hawaii, she is a sailors daughter. The first year we were together we spent many days sailing off the coast of Waikiki with her Dad. Then, one year later I moved her off of the island, away from her family and away from her love of sailing. Revisiting those days of sleeping on a sailboat would be nostalgic.
Terri-Lynn’s Birthday is on December 23rd so we were traveling with a small Christmas Tree.
We would be on the boat for two nights and so we spent our one full day walking around Las Palmas, enjoying some ethnic food since we were in a larger city and checking out the beach. As usual, we would find ourselves picnicking, as that is how we can afford to travel.
Spending these two nights on the sailboat was indeed a trip down memory lane. For over thirty years I have had the intention of one day buying Terri-Lynn a sailboat. Maybe soon.
The next day we would board the Big ship and begin our cruise. Continue reading here.