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One of the endearingly infuriating habits of my husband (hello dear!) is that we never stay in a hotel without moving rooms once. Or twice. The first room is too noisy ( despite having pre-requested the quietest room at the back) or perhaps it is too light or too near the lift. Room 306 in the Grand Marina Hotel seemed huge and delightful. The very, very faint smell of smoke would, I thought, disappear. At 2.30 a.m ...
... have also never ever seen a queue as long either but it is well worth it! every morning we would get 2 different pastries and we bought a glass bottle for €2 and the nice lady fills it with freshly squeezed orange juice for 55 cents! Breakfast of champions! Next would be the crucial decision of pool or beach... For the first 2 days we went to the pool where we could layout on the grass and have a few games of ping pong (I still haven't won a game yet grrrr) the last 2 days ...
Wednesday 29 July
Left mid morning andheaded for Menorca. Got a pretty reasonable sail in and anchored in
a delightful, but full, cove. There were many boats attached torocks but we just anchored. It was pretty tight and luckily the catamaran anchored near us left in the evening so we reanchored wherethey were, which proved to be the right decision as the wind picked
up in the evening and we would have swung too close to the rocks for our liking.
... for the solar panel but electricity is included in the price so no big deal.. We got semi set up and headed to the shop to get some dinner. BBQ was the most obvious choice and nice and easy so we tucked into that with plenty of San Miguel to wash it down. The campsite supermarket is great, dirt cheap for booze and pretty reasonable for everything else, the strong pound against the euro is really helping this year!! We eventually decided to put the awning up as someone on ...
... the sat-nav to do it's job, or, switch it off, do not alternate between following the sat-nav instructions and doing your own thing.
We eventually arrive at Camping Joan, Cambrils, 160 miles later.
We eventually get parked, after (mostly) dodging the low trees, two other vans, which arrived with us, have given up and left, we should have done the same!