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... in and tossing us about – we headed further east. We ended up anchoring in a very pleasant bay – with less
Saturday 20 June
After a much better nights sleep we headed off for Motril from where we should be able to
get to Granada.We found a moorin gat the Real Club – a bit a distance away from the town but that's okay.
Sunday 21 June
Tried to take a busto the bus ...
... it will continue that way. Peter, the Brit, said they've been coming to the Costa for 15 years and when they first came the Costa had 0 days of rain per year...he can't believe how the weather has changed over these years with rain now occurring. Our apartment building is right next to a brand new Iberostar hotel which is quite pricey....I'd be very sad if this is the week I chose to splurge and stay there!
Learning to just "live" in Spain.
... have an issue with the hygiene of pool water at the best of times, I felt the lack of lighting meant you couldn't see the dampness - but you could smell it. I soon became bored with the lounging around in the pools - so I started doing water yoga. Not sure if it is a real thing but I did a number of yoga stretches and moves in the water. I was so pleased to see the therapist arrive. The massage went for 30 min - far too short - I could have done with another half an hour. I had dinner ...
... 9pm enjoying dinner and conversation. Granada continues an old Spanish tradition of giving patrons a plate of tapas (de la dia) gratis with each drink. One night we had slices of ham and cole slaw with our wine. Another night it was fried sardines and cabbage.
Our first day in Granada was marked with drizzle and cool temperatures, but none of us minded, because we had heat in the house and wine could be purchased a mere 200 meters from the front door. We wandered around ...
... lunch. We finally entered our choice, Salinas at 4:15. Sounds late, but while some tables were finishing others, rolled in after us.
The creative vibe of this part of the city is evident. Salinas had painted walls (in rich reds and browns, figures of people) there were plants and it was a place for a hundred in five major spaces. The food was fresh, the flavours of Arabian Spain, the beer cold and we were soon ...