Travel Blogs from Puerto Del Carmen
... delicious ! Really nice this town. Than we went back and enjoyed a quite night watching an episode of Sherlock. 3rd When we woke up we realized that finally the wind had gone down, sorry to say the flies were still there :-( After breakfast we drove direction Malaga for two hours and than took the coast road where we would surely find a ...
... unknown! Again.
Friday 3:30 - Miguel shows up and asks if we can go at 4 instead, but he is going to stay in the apartment with us until then. He and the boys start messing with iPad’s and PS4 games and the language barrier is very evident. So, smart me… I download a voice translation app on the iPhone.
So basically the app is a voice recognition thingy where you press the American flag, say your phrase in English and then it pops up the text on ...
... since April. We all have drinks on the terrace then sit down to another beautiful meal prepared by Sole. The menu is photographed below. Sole (main cook) and Conchi (short for Conception) are both local and are currently getting quite excited about travelling to London for a foodies expo with Emma. Their cooking skills are primarily what they have learnt from their mothers and more recently from visiting chefs. I don't believe either of them have ever left Spain ...
Getting out of Granada consumed most of the morning. Great drive with spectacular views has brought us to Mairena, one of a cluster of "White Villages" on the south face of the mountain range. The mountain pass we take rises to 2000m and Mairena is 1000m. The road whilst well surfaced, isn't very wide, so some bends appear to be quite treacherous. The village is asleep but we finally track down Emma, who takes us to our room in the main homestead of Casa Rural Las Chimeneas ...
... for a walk up the valley into the hills behind the campsite. Paul and Thelma stopped by as we were about to set off to invite us to theirs on our return. They really must like our company.
We set off along the dry riverbed. All the way underfoot were rocks and loose pebbles which sometimes made the going tough. The cliffs on each side stood tall and majestic in a rugged sort of way. The vegetation was sparse and prickly ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking