Hotel Cortijo de la Reina
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On the way we stopped at Mijas for a bit and than drove through the mountains to Marbella. The weather was rather strange, a lot if wind and temperatures of around 25 which is pretty cool for here at this time of year. We walked through the little streets of the old town which was real nice and walked down to the boulevard following the beach for a bit. But as the wind was to fresh we went back up and had some lunch on a little square before ...
After a modest continental breakfast at our accommodation, Judy and Herb explored Torremolinos while Maryln and I stretched out on the super comfortable cushioned lounge chairs under the thatched umbrellas on the topless beach just across the road.
It was another beautiful sunny day in Spain and the water beckoned.
The sand on the beach is brownish but ...
... And also hats off to all of us as we eventually all managed to grab a quick siesta....
Fortunately the rest of the Booths visit was less eventful. It's warming up very nicely here now and they slept out under the stars for a couple of nights but had to come in to where normal people sleep at about 4 am. They were disturbed by the barking dogs and feeling that the insects were having an early breakfast ..¡qué ...
... all the Princess coaches were there but judging by the numbers and the groups, it didn’t look like they had entered the site. Armed with our headsets so we could hear our guide, off we went through the gardens which are very large - we only saw part of them but we were in the gardens for about an hour or so. Beautiful flowering plants in garden beds, tall conifers that form part of the design, hedging and terrific old cobblestones which are hell to ...
... tennis crowd.
However, true to form - I couldn't settle to painting, gardening etc. and I accepted a 2 term contract (+pay for July/Aug) at the British International School in Riyadh. Interviewed on Dec 12th....here to start work on Jan 5th! Visa application, medicals etc. all annoyingly bureaucratic, but necessitated being in London - so a lovely few days with Hilary - visits to the Royal Opera House for Nutcracker and cinema (Quartet) as well ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility