Travel Blogs from Conil de la Frontera
... the crowd waiting to board.
The time passed surprisingly quickly as we settled in to munch our way through a large back of crisps and sweets reading and chatting as the train rumbled across Spain. I love to travel like this watching the landscape slide past the window. First we headed down the coast through Tarragona and then inland to Valencia. The ...
... some amazing food, especially the pescado frito (fried fish) in La Plaza de las Flores. We met some funny Dutch people, one of whom ran around with a yellow card and a whistle and yellow carded people when they made a foul (even if the people were an entire bar before he ran out) I met a bartender that looks very much like Aaron Weber and we met a lovely couple living in Geneva.
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... lunch of fresh bread and what else, cheese and then went to the Feria, the fair. We found a bus stop and the driver escorted to the next bus we needed to catch when he saw we were clearly unable to understand his instructions. Not much english is spoken but people are very sweet and walk you to where you need to be. We see many people looking hopeless with maps in their hands so I guess the locals are used to it.
What a scene, packed with people ...
... a camping supplies shop, even though there are plenty of camp sites. We tried a couple of garages and even considered finding a garden centre. But we settled on looking for a hardware store - a ferreteria, should I say - as we thought that would be the most likely stockist.
It didn't take us long to happen upon a ferreteria in Conil. We didn't even need to communicate our request as we saw a display ...
... in the waves in the ocean. We cracked open the bricks after lunch, so my parents got to enjoy their first experience of the Spanish wine brick. Finally, we enjoyed one last sunset out on the beach, over the Atlantic.
All in all, it was an extremely relaxing part of the trip, and although we were all very burnt by the end of it, we felt much more rested and relaxed and ready to keep touring Spain. With a lot more sunscreen on....
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility