Hotel & Spa Benalmadena Palace
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Camping Carbapino is a beautiful site. Set back from the main road in amongst the trees with lots of amenities especially the big heated pool and with lovely and very helpful staff. We had decided to stay for 2 nights but in the end stayed for 4 partly because we had another day of rain but mainly because we loved the site and Marbella. Lots of washing to do after Morrocco and all enjoying being back in the van again. I have to say I ...
... unpacked and aimed to set off the next day. The site owner (camp commandant) was as miserably hostile as ever but had kept our van safe and sound which was the main thing but we decided not to hang around the next day. A tremendous thunderstorm stared during the night and continued until the next morning which knocked out the Internet at the site. We were therefore unable to pay by card so I walked to the ATM around ...
Yesterday was 14 November, aka 14N, aka national striking day in Spain. 80% of the Spanish workforce participated. Naturally I did my part and together with Maria & Desirée we became part of the huge crowds chanting slogans like ¨no hay pan por tantos chorizos¨ - there´s not enough bread for so many idiots. With the atmosphere still crackling with firework, talk of change and flags of Andalucia being ...
... meatballs, Spanish Omelet and potatoes with a spicy sauce. And of course, some lovely little liqueur at the end. I think work would be much better if we had a lunch like that and finished with the liqueur.
Planning a quiet night since we have to be on the bus for Granada at 0630.
... and said that we didn't need to pay for the pubcrawl again... but we just needed to pay a 2euro entry price. Done Deal.
So Camille and I bought some life into the rather dead pubcrawl and had a crazy night staying out far to late considering we had to be up rather early to fly back to France...
But hey... when in Spain.. do as the Spanish do right?!
I will be back!
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