Travel Blogs from Alicante
... beer. The papas are boiled in very salty water with the skin and served like that, but its the mojo that is the important part of the meal. We then walked down the paseo by the sea for a while, on the left we had the buildings and moutains, and on the right we had the vast sea filled with ships, tankers, cargo ships and three oil drilling platforms under construction, so that scenery was not the best.
... about the apartment, he gave me a pair of keys and I gave him rent for this month. The way he smiled at me is what made me doubt this whole thing, it was as if he knew something I did not. Once in Las Palmas the taxi driver dropped me on the right street but the building number was nowhere to be found, and then he drove off. I walked back some 20-25 meters and found the correct building. The moment of truth was if either of the keys worked with the front door. If ...
... Vegueta. The architecture is Spanish and Canarian. Unfortunately, the Museum of the Canaries closed at 2 pm (on a Saturday!), but I did visit the Cathedral of Santa Ana and Columbus House Museum. Christopher Columbus stopped and stayed in the Canary Islands on each of his four expeditions, to provision his ships and prepare for his voyages of discovery of the New World (what he thought was India).
... br> I was hot tired and just wanted to rest by the time I had got here. Had a siesta (when in Spain…) got up and went to find a place for some food. Because of the time of year Alicante is quiet, I’ll try it again in the morning, I’ll probably stay another night here and wonder about a bit. Oh, the amazing fact that I discovered; it takes exactly one full tank of fuel to get from Barcelona to Valencia on my bike riding the way I do. Amazing ...
... of eating, cooking, reading, relaxing, learning Spanish and film night sets in quickly.
The cloudless night sky and the cloudy day sky are both inspiring and the time you spend sitting around lends some insight into the reasons stories were told about constellations. Sunsets and birds soon become the main attractions.
After a while the rhythm of the boat takes over and a pattern emerges for each day. ...
Other places to stay in Alicante
Ptda la Foya 5, Bolulla | 4 star b&bfrom $90
Carrer de Dalt 14, Parcent | B&Bfrom $85
Carrer Llarg No. 4, Benigembla | B&Bfrom $64
Calle Mar D'Alboran 10, La Nucia | B&Bfrom $92
Abadia 12-20, Alicante | B&Bfrom $68
Partida Daimes 29, Benigembla | B&B$66 average
3 Calle Granada, Lomas del Mar, Alicante | B&Bfrom $33