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... found the bus station where a very helpful girl told us which bus to catch to visit the old part of the city which was pedestrianised and really pleasant. Another bus took us back along the waterfront to return to the ship for some very late lunch, some time with our books and watching the sail away and then dinner and ...
... the beach there was an option to have a ride on a camel, which was actually a dromedary but we took a pass as we had done this years ago in Morocco and found them very smelly and unpleasant (compared to horses).
There are many sailboats and they have some famous sailing regatta in November which is a race from here to America and is very far and takes about 2-3 weeks. This was the place where Columbus stopped on his famous voyages to ...
... some time for the boutiques, restaurants and bars.
5. Mosey on down to Sioux City
Saddle up and head over to Sioux City in San Agustin, just a few miles from Playa del Ingles You'll meet Doc Holiday, watch the can-can and take a drink in the saloon, at this Wild West-themed fun park. Before you hit the trail home, don't miss the live entertainment, which includes ‘cowboys' performing bank robberies and lasso stunts.
6. Kick back on Playa ...
... festival, but much hotter. Given the Fallas are spread around the city you have to chose a display to head to for midnight and wait for it to be torched. This took longer than expected as each display has an alloted time and has to have the Bomberos to be in attendance to check it is safe. Given the liberal use of petrol to get the structures burning this is essential give the number of spectators and near by trees and ...
... been added to since the 1960s, replacing what was keenly felled in the centuries prior. Wild climbing roses, prickly pear, loquat, bamboo, philodendrons, morning glory, lantana, bougainvillea, sheoaks, pines, lemon daisies and nasturtiums vie for sunlight. There are no poisonous animals or insects. Chooks and roosters strut free-range all about, and all manner of edible produce is cultivated on plots no larger than a half acre, and some as small as a hand basin. Much of ...
Other places to stay in Alicante
Ptda la Foya 5, Bolulla | 4 star b&bfrom $90
Calle Dalt 14, Parcent | B&Bfrom $85
Calle Llarg No. 4, Benigembla | B&Bfrom $64
Calle Abadia 20, Alicante | B&Bfrom $68
Calle Mar D'Alboran 10, La Nucia | B&Bfrom $92
Partida Daimes 29, Benigembla | B&B$66 average
Lomas del Mar 3 Calle Granada , Alicante | B&Bfrom $33