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…

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.  …

Its getting warmer

06/02/18 – 08/02/18 – Stop on an Aire in Vera for the night, to do some washing….us and the clothes. Can finally go hatless for  a few days till the ratstails reappear and it’s  back on again. The sun is shining with no cold wind blowing, bliss, tan here I come, well after our run…

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…

Arras -Villecomte-Prades-de-la-Lez

26/01/18 Leave lovely Arras and spent most of the day driving today, so we are now just above Dijon, nearly halfway to the Spanish boarder, lots of flooding as we drive along.   Tonight’s campsite is at Villecomte a little gem found on Park 4 night   and completely free!! The neighborhood watchdog came out to greet…

I like to move it, move it

09/01/18 – 15/01/18 Well it’s all go literally in the Howells/Halfpenny household, time to roll up our sleeves and get painting !!!!! WHAT, yes only 5 rooms to do Dave paints al a Aussie style Well what a team between us all the painting is done, next the removal men turn up. I recognize those…

Andorra to Ax Bonascre

Saturday 22/04/2017 – Leaving Andorra, via the Pyrenees, wonderful scenery, but very cold, so on with the scarf, cardi and Ugg boots. Stopped at the very top for our lunch, in the Refuge, coffees, veg and anchovies on toast and racelette cheese on potatoes confit. €20.79 Then drove on to Ax-les-Thermes, where, what the heck,…