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... went to the local restaurant 'strip' where the owners are all vying for your business as you walk by with giant open fridges displaying the dishes that are on their menus. They all do similar stuff we some variations but we already knew what we were after: a fish platter for Ali and Sue and a shellfish paella for Ian and me. We managed to get a table (that the waiter ...
... time via the road that kept us close to the beachfront, which took a bit longer but allowed us to take in the sights. It was pretty windy on the beach so we were all gently exfoliated by the fine, wind-blown sand in a pleasant way; the wind keeping us a bit cooler in the blazing heat. A simple picnic kept us going and late in the afternoon, slightly battling the wind, we packed up and made for home. After freshening up we took a drive through the local mountains, via ...
... but a beach they love) near Playa Santa Ana, close to Les Deveses. We armed ourselves with a variety of beach furniture and made camp on the totally uncrowded sands, with sand dunes and cactus as a backdrop, and were soon cooling off in the shallow Mediterranean water. Then broke out the picnic prior to doing some intense sun bathing. Ian and I played frisbee just on the ...
... record time! And Ali didn't even get 'bleeped', which we think is a first. Arrived Alicante airport more or less on time after a 45' delay leaving Gatwick and Ian Cronk was there to greet us and take us to Casa Cronk in Benidoleig. Unbelievably hot weather so we had a welcome ice cold Buck's Fizz (with home made fresh squeezed orange juice) and snacks whilst admiring Sue and Ian's lovely Spanish home. Then off ...
... running of the bulls." After we got into the stadium we had to wait for a little bit for the show to start. The ran the bulls in from the street, and they went straight into their pen. After they blocked off the entrance, they let a bull loose in the arena. This stadium only has 3 sides, and the open side is a drop-off into the port. The goal is to get the bull to chase a "runner" into the sea. The name of this "bull running" is Bous a la Mar (Bulls to ...
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