Travel Blogs from Alicante
... and lots of sleep. Talking of sleep, just as we were nodding off last night just before 11pm, the 'van shook for a few seconds. I did a quick Google and indeed, we are in an earthquake zone with a notable local occurrence in June when they had one of 3 on the Richter scale giving off a loud bang and causing buildings to shake. I couldn't resist turning to David and saying that classic line 'Did the earth move for you, ...
... br> At any rate I hit balls with Pablo for about 15 minutes. My forehand is miserable but my backhand is still solid. My ultimate weakness is a high backhand volley but I'm sure with time that will return too.
On the way home I even wondered if I should try a two handed forehand while I'm recovering. Right now it's just good to hit a few balls. And there's always the prospect of some time on the beach to recuperate!
I'm B A C K!
... we bought two large cups of Sangria from the beach vendors. On the walk home we opted for a change of cuisine and dined an Indian restaurant. Didn't quite get the heat we were looking for but it was not get some serious spice for a change. Definitely got us excited for our visit to Morocco just around the corner, especially since we were feeling a bit deflated on leaving Alicante.
Woke up in our tiny tent about 9am because it was starting to get pretty warm inside, I lay by the door to get some fresh air then Sarah woke and we went for a swim. The water was so nice! Few nudists up and about enjoying the sunny morning too haha. Hung around the camp, reading. Sarah and Marcus got out of their van then started making breakfast. Marcus whipped up some egg and bacon baguettes and Sarah made a yummy coffee :) packed up our site then headed out.. ...
... time to read, so that’s nice. I read The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. It’s about some soldiers in the Viet Nam war, I really liked it. I also read Sharp Objects recently by Gillian Flynn, liked that too.
I accidentally downloaded something weird into my computer that was messing up my search engines so I popped in to a computer repair shop on the off chance that someone could fix it and I lucked out. An adorable German geek ...
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