Husa Don Manuel
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... to castle and am greeted by a beautiful manicured garden with little canals running through it. Then though another gate to a room that leads to a peaceful courtyard with a rectangular pool—bringing back flashbacks of the Alhambra in Granada. You can climb up various towers to get an impressive view of the surroundings: A bustling port to the south, a densely packed city to the east and jagged, bone dry mountains to the north and west. The arid surroundings ...
... any other options, so we stuck the engine on and the sails out and, with 20 knots behind us, made excellent speed to Almerimar, a strange little town populated almost exclusively by non-Spaniards.
We decided to stay for a few days, as they were offering very good deals (hoping to persuade us to spend winter there) and we felt in need of a bit of a break. There ...
... in recent years. It almost appears the city fathers decided to update and rebuild the main street to facilitate traffic flow – and they have done that well.
We found a great central market place where fruit and veges, fresh meat and fish, flowers and deli products are sold. Again, it is in a modern style but the sights and smells when you enter the market are overpowering.
It being Saturday, it must be the day ...
... had a more Moorish or
Turkish influence to it. Considering the proximity to Africa, this is of no
surprise. The town did have a wide promenade down by the harbor, which made a
very nice first impression.
As always we had to find a café. When we found one, the
young lady did not speak English. However, with our very minor Spanish, hand
signals and luck we managed to get two wonderful coffees and ...
Skip breakfast for tapas.
So, 9 am last Sunday, still with itchy feet after my big trip to Bolivia, I was off with my new camera to explore the small village of Polopus, twenty minutes drive from my doorstep in Alcazar. The plan was to skip breakfast for a delicious plate of tapas at Haza del Lino, ...