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Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Was away

I was away for a few days after a very hectic 21/2 weeks of having visitors at home. So here are some pictures of our leisurely stay in Madeira.
Afternoon tea to relax after walking around the whole day.


Lovely gardens to stroll

The long climb up to the mountain


And climb back down into the beautiful botanical gardens

Some quaint little traditional houses

A beautiful magical entrance to a restaurant 

View from the hotel in the night

View from the hotel at dawn

All in all a relaxing time was had.

I have been keeping an eye on my visitor and he watches me from afar off :-)

No doubt wishing I was not there and he could have a try at getting the fishes. Another lotus bloomed and this time the colour is a pale yellow with pale pink outside petals

Sorry I have not been commenting lately on blogs even though I am visiting it. My back problem has not gone yet and it seems to be troubling my wrists which goes into a spasm when I use it too much. I am told it is originating from my back. So I am trying to give it rest. So my doll rests too :). Hopefully it will get better soon and I will be able to use my hands normally. Today I feel much better so I thought I would share my photos.

18 comments:

  1. very nice photos :)

    really hope your back feels better soon, very annoying it is stopping you from doing what you want. :(

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    1. Thanks Jen back feels ok but my hands and wrists can't seem to stand too much of strain so I am going slow

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  2. That looks a wonderful place. Sorry to hear you are having problems and hopw you feel better soon.

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  3. And very lovely they are too! That tea looks enticing, and I would love to do the same walk as you. Madeira has long been on our list of must-visit places; I hope we will be able to do it one day.
    So sorry to hear about your back and wrists – take it easy and get well soon.
    Thank you for ordering more of my books, I hope you like them. xx

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    1. Hope you will be able to visit Barbara it is a lovely place to relax. Thank you once again for your lovely books they are a treasure

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  4. So glad you've had a lovely holiday but sad to hear you are still having problems. Keep resting and looking after yourself and we will see you when you are better.x

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    1. Thank you Jules. I am wishing the problem will go away soon. I so want to finish my doll now

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  5. I enjoyed visiting your blog and the beautiful pictures of your vacation. Hope to feel better soon and I cant wait to see your new doll.

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    1. Thanks Heera. I am feeling better now

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  6. Hi Shashi,
    Welcome back!
    Your photos are great. Love those beautiful gardens.
    Please take care and hope the pain subsides from your arms and wrists.
    Sending healing hugs your way.................

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    1. Thanks Norma. Glad you enjoyed the photos

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  7. Always love to see the photos of your travels. Gorgeous!

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  8. Oh how refreshing and tranquil this place is. I'm glad you found some time to rest. Thanks for sharing your lovely experience.

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  9. What a serene and picturesque place it is Shashi ! Just like straight out from one of those March House vintage Books ..Isn't it ?

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  10. Yes it is. It is a beautiful place

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