Travel Blogs from El Ejido
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It's a quick look into our apartment and the town we are in!
Roquetas De Mar.
Our beautiful (super talented) children.
Their friend Valentino.
... and bars don't close until 4 am. And they are
out on the beach until all hours. They also eat late, typically they don't even go out for dinner until about 11 pm. It's kinda weird to see little kids, 2 and 3 years old, sitting eating dinner at midnight! We
haven't quite adjusted fully to "Spanish scheduling", but still our days are shifted to accommodate where we are.
In our four weeks here we've met some great people. We frequent a couple of restaurants where ...
... cathedral and a very impressive Moorish fortress called "Alcazaba". Almost completely restored and huge. The wind was getting a bit annoying and colder. Than we walked through the shopping streets for a bit and ate some churros which were miammiii. We walked some more and had some tapa's later on in a bar called "La Boheme", ...
Traveling through the Sierra mountains is an experience, the roads are up and down and the money spent on all the tunnels was well spent as it would have been a long journey if we had to go around them all. The scenery changed from lots of vine yards which were covered in plastic to make black grapes or orange and lemon trees to mountains with little growth on them but different colours such as purple, orange, ...
5 hours, 9.8 kms
Day 103 Total: 11 hours, 17.4 kms
My first stop is El Ejido, a sizeable town smack in the heart of the greenhouse district. One thing that caught my attention heading east yesterday was a tall skyscraper in the middle of this town (which means "collective farm" in Mexican Spanish) so I figure there must be something going on here. So I arrive at the bus station and head out, past large empty lots and up a quiet boulevard to ...