El Cortijo La Prensa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... commuting to the big city seems to be the only option. I give them a CD, cheered by this little opportunity to bond with the locals here in a back alley in an anonymous town in Andalucia. I continue on around the boulder, until I find a stairway leading to the top, where there’s a statue of the Spanish ruler who drove out the Moors from this area and took control of this strategic little castle. Actually, it’s a whole little neighbourhood, still ...
... their ball in a plaza. The teens spend some time by themselves hanging in the main plaza and eating pizza in town. The adults take a walk through the old town (Muslim centre) where there are old "monuments" (buildings and churches) and little narrow streets. This area runs along the gorge offering stunning, sweeping views of the side of the town sitting on the edge of the gorge. The sun is going down and shining across the area. The little streets are well-shaded ...
... There might be a chance of getting to it with a bit of luck ....
The track becomes a rough path and goes into trees, but a bit further on, I get to an old era (threshing circle) and there is a signpost - an erect one this time - pointing onwards to "Pico de Vila, 30 min"! And, especially by the standards of Spanish signposts, this one is extremely accurate!
Although Vilo is very rounded and not in itself ...
... but white, exposed rock. It wasn’t. The hills and distant mountains were covered with patchy snow.
Reception was closed when we got to the camping ground and while we waited we explored the site. No water and no waste pipes. We were spoilt in the last place. On the plus side, electricity is 16amps and free and the wifi booster works brilliantly so we can get free access on the bus. This place is new ...
... flow of the water and is now beginning to flood into the kitchen. Clive charges into the courtyard, totally naked, with broom in hand to try and unblock the drain. Hilarious! Even funnier was that the broom didn't really help, so he sat in the water and shoved his hand around to find the drain hole to remove the cover and debris.
Fortunately, our timing was good and, somewhat damp, we head back to bed. The rain continues to fall very heavily ...