Travel Blogs from Gandia
After we had left the caravan we drove to Altea to stay with Michel and Nacir who had invited us . When we arrived Michel was already prepared to start cooking and the huge Gamba's were ready to be put with the fish on the grill, miammmi ! Michel loves cooking and put all his pleasure and energy in preparing our lunch while chatting away with lots of Belgian humor and of course a fresh sangria and some wine ...
... and Juan had made plans to head to the beach eat lunch where we would have a traditional Paella. Again, i was blow away with where they took us. The restaurant was called Arrozeria DŽUnas was directly on the beach. Completely decorated in white with tents and curtains filling the outside with couches for looking only just to lounge. The place seemed a paradise you'd only find in the movies where the villain escapes to a paradise to sip pina coladas on a beach. They had made ...
... back at the crowds. Some of the girls used tennis rackets to hit the flowers away. The throwing of flowers at the floats continued until all the floats had circled again. Then another canon sounded and the floats left the parade area. At that point, many people from the crowd who had been watching and throwing flowers at the float, ran into the avenue which was now covered in flowers and they all began to throw flowers at ...
Matilda was behaving herself wonderfully. We decided to stick to the motorways once in Spain and by mid-day we had by-passed Valencia and were on the coastal road heading south towards Gandia.
We arrived mid afternoon, parked up and then went in search of somewhere to stay for the three nights we had before we were due to meet up with Les and Tina whose house we were going to look after for the next four months.
Distance travelled: 102.7 miles
Waking up to the sound of gunfire and dogs barking is pretty bad. But a more terrifying sound is that of shot off branches hitting your tent. We quickly got up but couldnt see anyone too close to us. We dont know if they were hunting or warning us because we quite obviously didnt stick around long enough to find out. I think the problem here is that we are still too close to peniscola. With that ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking