Hotel Dona Catalina
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... would see everyone again. I think my sister described it best as a sorrowful happiness.
Into the airport lounge and quick purchase of a camera, before onto the plane for a sleepy hour and a half on the runway. We slept while the plane was 'fixed`, which did not inspire much confidence, the wings started to appear much more flimsy, what was wrong with the plane?
Needless to say as i write this I survived the journey and arrived in a ...
... as a list of potential mutual friends and/or relations are named, to no avail of course. I tell a lie, there is one "hit" an aunt of the fellow passenger worked as Matron at South Tyneside Hospital, and was known to Kathleen from her nursing days..
Monday 24th February 2014
Rain overnight, but by morning, we are back to blue skies.
... The weather continues to be kind, cool in the morning, but, by 10:30 a warm and sunny 20C.
We become regulars using the bus into Marbella, so we can walk the promenade along to Puerta Banus, with drinks and snacks enroute of course.
The bus service appears to be good, but, the timetable appears meaningless, buses just come when they come with no ...
... river and then cycle along to river into Porto. The girl on the front desk recommended that route because "it doesn’t get hilly along the river". Hmmm, that sounded a bit ominous, so we decided that we would catch the bus into town on our first day of exploration. The buses in Portugal are quite inexpensive – only €1.80 per trip but my God, was the drive into town scary! I don’t know how they pick the bus drivers or train them, but ...
... Moroccan journey would be by ferry from the port of Algeciras, but the lure of the Rock drew us on to La Linea.
It is a lot cheaper to stay, eat and park at La Linea and explore Gibraltar as a day trip rather than doing so in the UK where the prices are likely to be the same, albeit heavier by the pound (ok, bad pun, but let it pass for now). The residents of Gibraltar speak a curious mix of English and Spanish easily flowing between the two. The British ...