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... collection of burrows that runs for kilometers on end next to the road. Dozens of rabbits grazing the field quickly hop back into one of their many holes as I cycle past them. It´s a sight I never bore of. It´s the cuwtest thing ever.
Unfortunately as I neared Sevilla on the final day of rain I reached a part in which all of the countryside next to the road was flooded. It did not occur to me what this meant for the bunnies, until I saw 2 big ...
... cosy iin the cockpit now. I can see that cockpit being great in high latitudes. Its not pretty but it works.
So an enforced lazy day on Red Dwarf. I dont like lazy days. I am ok for a few hours then I get bored. (and people still wonder why winter drives me nuts)
Might have to suit up and go shopping...after a nap.
... then make it hot!!! This is bloody luxury.
No, not just luxury, It is also an aphrodeisac.
Its a well known come-on to ask if there is water for a shower with a wry grin. Hell, for yachties without running water, a hot shower is almost foreplay.
Life is good.
Today was also fuel system day. I have been chasing filters and belts for a couple of days(welcome to spain) but organised the jerry cans of deisel in the cockpit lockers so ...
... a gentle motor along the 10 miles left to Almerimar where we arrived at 1.30pm.
This is a smashing marina and where lots of yachties overwinter.
We soon got chatting to other sailors and it has made us rethink our way forward. Discussions are carrying on.
We had loads of washing to do and the launderette was right opposite us so 3 machines were put into operation straightaway to get the linen, towels and clothes all done. ...
... br> I spent a couple of days trying to find the last part to connect the gas to the stove. No luck so I pushed the hose straight onto the fitting. It will do.
Today is belts and filter buying so we are ready to go when the wind drops off. It has of course been beutiful weather up till now. Winter arrived in a rush. its cooled off quickly and the change of season blows are happening. ZEven our favourite tapas bar has closed for the winter. Sooner we get into the canals the better.