Travel Blogs from Onda
Found 5* campsite in Benicasim (cheaper than last stop!!), stayed 2 nights, would have stayed more but pitch not great and tree cutting a bit annoying. More like a resort, lots of Brits overwintering.
A good clean of the van and washing done, Penny now much more relaxed!!
Did a 10km bike ride along the prom, very pleasant indeed and a beautiful coastline scene.
First time in years Penny has worn shorts and ...
After a light brekky we once again enjoyed wandering the cobblestone streets of Ubadar - so different in the morning sunlight.We would have done a walking tour but today they were all in Spanish - no good to us!! But we found an olive company that has been operating since 1829 and he had us tasting olives - easy to say yes to a tasty tub of green olives infused with chilli, that melt in your mouth AND ...
... 5 mile walk in the evening, to wake us up!
Monday, 30th March 2015
Well, the good times are over, Kathleen has entered "going home mode".
Thoughts of weight gain etc.
So, a few new "rules":
- no more crisps
- no more biscuits with our morning coffee
- no more snacks, ie nuts, olives, gerkins etc
- no more lunch time beers
- reduce alcohol intake
... play in eighths (not quarters) and Sam's school has spent more than 6 weeks working on getting uniforms (they still play in their PE clothes). Overall it's been a great addition for Sam and our whole family.
In other sports news, Doug decided to try out padel tenis -- it's super popular here. Somewhat of a cross between pickle ball, racquetball and tennis. Being Doug, he started by playing in a tournament here at our local club. He ...
... One could walk the whole length of the promenade if fit for 2-3 miles, we imagine during the height of the season it is manic since the beaches look very safe and are all blue flag beaches.
We went into the town but found it lacking in character probably because it was siesta time and it seemed empty. So we decided to drive up the mountain to the National park ...