"Espinheira Santa, also known as Chuchuwasi, has been in popular use in Brazil since the 1930s. It has long remained the secret of Brazilians who enjoy...... more
"Espinheira Santa, also known as Chuchuwasi, has been in popular use in Brazil since the 1930s. It has long remained the secret of Brazilians who enjoy rich food but not the discomfort it can bring afterwards. Often these reactions are the result of tension as well as of dysfunction. Prepared as a tea Espinheira Santa is often served chilled in the heat of the Brazilian afternoon. As a normal tea it is used by many as a daily ritual to help maintain a healthy digestive system and to alleviate distress in advance of a particularly rich meal. "
70cl / 40% - A magnificent Venezuelan rum aged in a solera system, Santa Teresa 1796 has established itself in top bars as one of the best South...... more
70cl / 40% - A magnificent Venezuelan rum aged in a solera system, Santa Teresa 1796 has established itself in top bars as one of the best South American rums in the world. A deserving winner of a Gold Medal and 'Best In Category' at the International Cane Spirits Festival 2007.
Advantages: Good 3* family hotel Disadvantages: Bit of a walk into Alcudia
...Lagotel Hotel- Alcudia, Majorca
2 hours from Cardiff to Palma, with first choice passed by quickly thank-goodness not a flyer!
This took approx 50 minutes.
On arrival check-in was efficient and staff polite but a little stern looking.
The hotel is outside Alcudia in Playa De Muro but the buses are regular and cheap to the strip. The hotel as a courtesy bus to...
Advantages: Rich in history, very friendly locals, wonderful scenery Disadvantages: Mozzies, sewer, quite touristy
...'t a guarantee, we may have just found a cheap driver!)
There are a multitude of hotels to choose from in Santa Ponsa as it is a resort frequented by many tourists - we personally stay in the Rey Don Jaime, an excellent hotel 3 minutes walk from the beach - but there are, like I said, many all with different 'ranges' of customers. Our hotel is 3/4* (we aren't quite sure) and costs around...
Advantages: Busy but not hectic, clean, compact, central for excursions Disadvantages: Quite hilly, lack of scenery/architecture
...My wife and 2 young daughters (then aged 5 months and 5 years old) selected Santa Ponsa for our holidays in May 2001. We stayed at the Hotel Pionero on a half board basis - the hotel was clean, comfortable, had excellent facilities (there are 3 sister hotels all adjoining), with very friendly staff. The weather for our two weeks was wonderful - hot without being too uncomfortable - the only...