I can tell already that our days are so packed with sightseeing that I’ll have little time to write posts and put up photos. We have two days at sea soon, so I’ll try to catch up.
Today we are at Las Palmas in Gran Canaria island, and have a whole-day trip, including a visit to “Christopher Columbus’s House,” which must have been where he stayed on his trip. I will take pictures, but am starting to realize that most will be posted after my return.
So have some food. Lunch today will be at Gabinete Literario in town, a “historical local restaurant in the Vengueta-Triana area.
Dinner is very fancy on the ship; apparently they brought in a big-name chef aboard, and it shows.
Chickpea and lentil salad (a bit bland, but what do you expect?). The goat cheese definitely improved it.
Rack of lamb dijonnaise. Excellent!
Varhoina chocolate tart (many of these dishes are assembled at a table in the dining room. This was spectacular (desserts are the best!), and that’s a cylindrical chocolate-soaked biscuit to the right.
I decided to have a relatively healthy breakfast: coffee and avocado toast with a poached egg:
On to Las Palmas!