Hotel Alavera de los Banos
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We set off at 8am to meet our tour to Ronda and beyond. A coolish 27 degrees and but cloudy misty with temperature climbing. Good we were heading for Ronda in the mts and National Park of Sierra de Grazalena. A mixed group of 13....of Spanish, Sth American,Egyptian, Americans and us. A lovely Italian guide who really had the lovely rhythmic way of speaking.... She launched from English to Spanish effortlessly. We headed out of Seville through kilometres and kilometres of ...
... suddenly making the center of Ronda into a hell for about four
hours. Then they all get back in the buses and head onwards to the next site.
As best I can tell there aren’t any major sites to visit in
Ronda. There are certainly several minor museums and some churches and historic
sites that don’t stand out as particularly noteworthy. A visit to Ronda is more
about the town’s physical beauty, scenery, and very Spanish (once the group
tours have ...
Sunday 23rd February 2014
It being Sunday, we are off to Marbella on the bus, and Kathleen goes to church, followed by a pleasant lunch overlooking the beach.
Waiting at the bus stop, on our way back to the campsite, Kathleen gets chatting to another woman, waiting for the bus. It turns out she too originates from Jarrow. It is almost like a normal ...
... the hotel's restaurant. Their restaurant was fairly busy with one or two large tour groups (one was German perhaps) and other couples and families. We were seated in the way we were familiar with (walk in, waiter comes up and takes you to a seat). The waiter began asking what we wanted to drink by saying "Drinky?" I didn't understand him (at first I thought he thought we were German and was speaking German because of the German the nearby tourists were speaking). ...
... to find out about, as they are seen as being events more for the local people than for the tourists, and you have to dig deep for information.
The Virgin del Carmen is the patron saint of fishermen and other boaties, and once a year she is taken from the church where she resides to ride through the streets to the sea where she takes to the waves to bless the assembled fishing and other boats.
Photo 1 shows the boats starting to assemble off ...