AR Roca Esmeralda & SPA Hotel
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We're up early on the Monday. Everyone is up to bid farewell and it's great to have a lovely send off and we leave as planned just after 0900. Guy stops quite quickly to check that Hilli is OK and getting the hang of things... which she is!... and then again for coffee after about an hour. The scenery driving the coast road past Malaga and on to Granada is dramatic. The soil is red and vegetation lush until we get ...
... the air conditioned car for the drive home. I went back to the municipal pool to cool down and read my book. Then it was back to Casa Cronk to pack our bags ready for the trip North to Andy and Julie the next day. The evening was spent playing games over snacks and drinks with a final carajillo de Baileys at the Avenida bar before turning in ready for an early start the next ...
... hairpin bends, to an out of the way bar called l'Entra for delicious tapas. We were the only people dining that night, if you exclude the hungry looking cats that were tempted to join us. The tapas dishes were random, with no menu to go from, and kept coming until we gave the word to stop. A really fun way to eat with some tasty surprises and not one disappointment. At the end of the meal the owner lined up several bottles of grappas, etc and let us take our pick - happy ...
... my aim wasn't as good as Ian's which meant he burnt a few more calories than me hunting down a rapidly sinking frisbee! Off to the local pizzeria for dinner and a relatively early night via the bar (even more local then the first one being about 30 secs away), and another carajillo de baileys, where we met Ian and Elaine who are Casa Cronk neighbours. Ians are very popular in ...
After all that planning, as ever, suddenly it's time for the summer holiday we'd looked forward to for so long. We had a great time at our friends' 25th wedding anniversary the night before and I was feeling a little delicate. But, after the usual mad dash with last minute packing, and still missing a few things, we got to the airport in plenty of time and, despite all the press warnings, sailed through ...