El Jardin De Los Suenos
Travel Blogs from El Campillo de Rodalquilar
... He was interested in our awning so John did the sales pitch. We should be getting commission from Khyam, the number of people who have asked us about it.
He was telling us that he loved to travel and had been to Mongolia last year on his motorbike. He admitted to having visited a huge number of countries but had never been to the UK because of the hassle of having to get a ferry. He plans to visit Scotland when he eventually overcomes the ...
... river bed called La Rellana to the summit top of a hill topped with communication towers. The vegetation on the way up was verdant compared to the rest of area and made the walk even more pleasant.
Once at the top, it was a steep path down the other side and back to the campsite. Whilst we have been out, Ruby has found a new Spanish friend. A white VW campervan has been parked in the camping space behind us and it looks like the two are talking to each other – ...
... and sticky with sun cream - this is why I don’t do beach holidays!!. The sea was very cold so I only managed a quick paddle. We persevered for about an hour and then headed back to the campsite for a shower and a cup of tea…..
Sunday 27th April
Weather: Mucho Scorchio
We walked out of San Jose back towards Torre de la Vela Blanca but took the coastal path ...
... the National Park. It is all very low rise and Spanish (no all day English breakfast signs to be seen). We plan to camp here tomorrow so will explore the town more then.
The cycle out of San Jose was uphill initially and then a gradual downhill which should have been easy going except for the strong headwind that meant we still had to peddle hard to get anywhere. Got back to the campsite and walked like John Wayne until a warm shower helped loosen things ...
... 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 ...