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... to get up early in the morning.
And then, up ahead, there it is… a giant gateway all beautifully lit up, and a throng of people going in and out of Algeciras’ biggest party of the year. I’m expecting it to be a bit like a county fair in the US… your typical vendors and snack food… a couple temporary rides for children… maybe a band performing… But no, a Spanish feria is a party unlike any other in the ...
... GG..then breakfast. Full English goes down very nicely at £6.95. Jacob a tad incredulous when I pay in £s!
See British bobbies & telephone boxes...really funny! Walked down High St, & Jacob thrilled to see Gin @ £2.50 a litre! Was shocked myself actually, but couldn't prevent him from buying 3 litres...having sampled some...am still surprisingly, ...
Today, New Year's Day, we cross from Algeciras, Spain to Tanger Med, Morocco.
We purchased our ticket at a recommended campervans specialist and got up early for the 8am crossing only to find that it was sailing at 10am – our mistake, much better to be two hours early than two hours late!! It was all very easy but you have to have your wits about you, there is not much direction at the port ...
... streets and mostly white painted buildings. Only about 17,000 residents live here but for sure that number would quadruple in summer with it being a windsurfing and kitesurfing Mecca. A short bridge joins Tarifa to the small island of Las Palomas. On the east side of this bridge is the Mediterranean; on the west side, the Atlantic! How cool is that!
Tuesday morning and all went to plan. We placed our van in Javier's Spanish hands and ...
... partake in either, but I did manage to not get blown away. Even standing on the beach was difficult. As this will be my only chance I decided to go for a swim in the Atlantic ocean and Mediterranean sea at the same time.
With only a few hours to sight see I wander off the the Castillo de Tarifa or better known as Castle of Guzman el Bueno, built in 960. In 1295 ...