Casa Rural Santa Elena

Carretera CV-655 Km. 9, Ontinyent, Valencian Country, 46870, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $66.00

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31 degrees at a castle on top of the world

A travel blog entry by astrix7


... in amongst the ubiquitous bars and cafes, which gave the place an outdoor shopping mall feel. On the main street they even had a new modern Theatre Complex complete with music school and art gallery. The main street was a wide boulevard with the tallest shade trees, and was made for strolling or sitting at a cafe table to watch the people walk by. It was there at the information centre that I was told about the little road train that left for the castle at 12.30. It ...

It just seems to get better and better

A travel blog entry by margogoes


On Wednesday we rejoined our hiking group. We have missed the last few weeks because of travel, work at home and then the invasion of Nilbrinks! Finally we could go back to the mountains for a walk!

We checked our internet for the itinerary to find a wonderful plan:

Wednesday 30 April - Sierra del Fraile from near Biar. This is an attractive, Easy/Moderate grade circular walk taking in ...

The gathering of the clan

A travel blog entry by margogoes


... Micke's friend Niklas with his family and our friend Ulrika. Micke's wife Jessica's parents, Alexander and Christine also joined the group and our numbers swelled to almost 30.

Of course the best part of all was the chance for all of the grandchildren to be together! From Victoria (the oldest...turning 18 today as I write this entry) to the youngest, Maximilian, just 8 months old and in ...

My own Chateau in Spain

A travel blog entry by margogoes


... br> All the while, Lars has been thinking and talking about building a studio for me on our rear terrace. During one of our excursions in the area I spotted the kind of small building I would like and we stopped to investigate. After a few phone calls we were able to meet with a representative of the company. And while she only spoke Spanish we were able to convey our interests ...

The Golden Walk

A travel blog entry by margogoes


... most notable aspect of the walk is the numerous ochre mines in the area. They are very easy to spot, the golden ocher color of the mining remains stands out in the arid limestone hillsides. You can also see the tunnels and wells that were excavated to mine the precious pigments.

It wasn't a long hike today but we definitely enjoyed it with only one regret. We need to recruit a geologist to join our walking group! We're anxious to know more about our "rocky" ...


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