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Gambo, 6, Benidorm, Costa Blanca, Valencian Country, 03500, Spain and Canary Islands | Condo
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Travel Blogs from Benidorm

The Golden Walk

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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... place. Of course, it seldom actually holding back any water. This area has so little rainfall, but there are sometimes sudden heavy deluges and the terrain funnels the water into this valley. The dam prevents the possible serious destruction to the homes and farms further down stream.

There were only a couple of moderately difficult climbing spots along the way and all of us really enjoyed the chance to see a special environment near home.

Of ...

A walk with FOOD...are you surprised??

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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... stop was Antiu Xixona, an ice cream shop. Lars and I were ready to decline any samples but were delighted to be offered a icy cold glass of horcheta, a local favorite made from tiger nuts.

Our next stop was a pastry shop where we were served Coca de Mollita, a salty tart of flour and oil and Coca amb Tonyina, a tart stuffed with tuna. I have to be honest, I didn't even like the smell of the tuna tart and the Mollita was so dry it ...

Hiking on the Playa

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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On Wednesdays we usually walk with our hiking group in the mountains. Most walks are rated Easy/Moderate and we find them very enjoyable....BUT today's walk was described as MODERATE, with some tricky bits! Well, the tricky bits are the type we like to avoid, going up a steep grade clinging to a rope railing really isn't our cup of tea.

But we didn't let that stop us from considering some hiking closer to home. We were ...

Healthy Discussion

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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Now that we are living in Europe we have often been asked by our friends here why there is so much controversy about healthcare in America. The U.S. system is a complex topic to explain. But Lars wrote a guest blog to share with our friends in America. I think you will see why we're feeling pretty safe giving up our medicare and have faith in the system here in Sweden and the rest of Europe. Anyway...here's Lars' contribution to ...

Home Sweet Home...but not much blogging!

A travel blog entry by margogoes

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... art studio to be built for me on our back terrace. He's already named it "Chateau Margaux". We hope it will be completed by mid-April. I'll be sure to post some photos once it's done.

And of course we have been busy planning a large gathering of Lars sons. They will ALL be here for Easter. It's been several years since the boys and their families have been together. And this year there's a new ...

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This condo, located on Gambo, 6, Benidorm, is near Levante Beach, Mundomar, Aqualandia, and Poniente Beach.
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