Badajoz to Caceras

Friday 23/03/18 – Sunday 25/03/18 Badajoz city has a degree of eminence, crowned as it is by the ruins of a Moorish castle and overlooking the Guadiana river, which flows between the castle-hill and the powerfully armed fort of San Cristobal. The architecture of Badajoz is indicative of its tempestuous history; even the Badajoz Cathedral, built in 1238, resembles…

A visit to friends is needed.

Almunecar to Alhama de Granada to Cala de Mijas – 15/03/18  – 18/03/18 We decide to leave Almunecar and head up to see our friends Leia, Sugar, Bella and her 9 pups…..oh I mean Denise and Paul in Alhama de Granada. Alhama de Granada is a town in the province of Granada, the name is…

Hello my sunny friend

Almunecar – Sunday 04/03/18 – Tuesday 13/03/18 The sun has been seen !!!  The weather is  s l o w l y  getting better, we can get out now, but the coats are back on !!! The beach has taken a bit of a bashing But Almunecar is still looking lovely and as the week…

Hurricane Emma has hit us

Tues 27/02/18 – Sat 03/03/18 Well our penultimate day in Comares we have a walk up to the camping bar for our ” last Comares meal”. I am togged out with my thermal top, M&S gilet and leggings (a Chrissy pressie from the mother) don’t want to be too hot, weather a bit nippy so…

On holiday with Hoon

Wednesday 14/02/18 – Thursday 22/02/18 Comares Well big surprise June arrived from U.A.E we get to see her and stay in a house !!! Win win spent a lovely week chilling, catching some rays, nattering, eating, laughing and playing cards, yes the Almunecar 3 are back, June pretends she has forgotten how to play !!!…

We have found the sun !!!!!!

09/02/18-12/02/18 Retamar  – Almunecar The weather is nice but still chilly ish, following the coast from La Isleta to Cabo de Gato, and Retamar, have a lovely walk to the Ermita de la Virgen del Mar church, built in 1950, on the site where the virgin of the sea first appeared there in 1502.  …

Somatic de la Valldigna – Vera

01/02/18  – Somatic de la Valldigna Long drive and arrive at our free parking for the night, another beautiful little place. Visit the Real Monasterio De Santa Maria De La Valldigna dating from the 14th Century. We both have a quick chat to one of the locals, although he isn’t very talkative !! Then back…

Spain and a turtle

30/01/18 – Sant Carles de la Rapita Well after 3 weeks it’s time for a run, so up and out for a little run, then back for the dogs and the same route but a walk this time and a last few pics. Leave for a site on the Delta Ebre, but there’s a road…

Hello Spain, let’s spend some time together

28/01/18  – Bellcaire d’emporda – Sant Feliu de Guixols Left the chateaux bright and early 7.00a.m. !!!! Mist on the ground, sun in the sky. As it’s the last day in France, we do a cake reccy, and yes at this ungodly hour we find an open boulongerie and not only open but full of…

Day 1 in France, Arras

25/01/18 – Calais to Arras Booked on the tunnel for 9.50a.m we are on our way !!! yey Arrive an hour closer to lunch ….bonus for a hungry Horrace like me !!! Ummm we are in France what shall we buy ??? Yes cakes so we arrive in Arras and go in search, find a…