Hotel La Vinuela
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... and then go rock climbing, all in pursuit of a classic wedding photo. They leapt around in the waves and it was all being captured on video too. Her dress was soaked and must have weighed a ton but she looked beautiful and they were loving every minute of it ! Their photos will be brilliant.
... and spices (like a Swiss raclette), followed by a hot fish seafood soup. Back to the beach for siesta! At 7:30pm the beach cushions were being gathered up, so we had to move! We sat down for a drink outdoors at our hotel.
I nearly choked on my tea when the customer near me at the little boutique dropped his pants to try on different shorts on sale. This was ...
... from Lake Viñuela , 30km from Cómpeta, to collect water. The fire planes land on the water and scoop up a plane load to dump on a specified area and the helicopters literally “dangle a bucket” to to the same. Apparently sometimes for smaller fires, they raid nearby swimming pools !
We heard that 600 people were evacuated. Sadly five homes were badly damaged ...
... it home for Christmas. We stood at the Mirador (lookout) and Paul showed us the view of where we would be walking, climbing,.....dying perhaps ? It crossed my mind. However, I did make it! Over four hours of up hill and down dale to eventually 1400 metres above sea level. The path was really narrow and there was a lot of scrambling over rocks in parts. The flora was amazing...wild thyme, rosemary, fennel, arnica, lavender, rock roses, poppies, ...
... me. But two things haunt me when driving through mountains in the rain. One is fear of the wheels slipping on the incredibly steep roads, and the second is the risk of landslides. There are signs aplenty warning of falling rocks and whereas this might not feel too much of a threat to the average person, to me it's a gruesome reminder of being pelted about my head by falling rocks after a landslide while walking in Madeira. Probable death missed me by inches and has left ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet