Fairplay Golf Hotel & Spa

Calle La Torre s/n, Benalup-Casas Viejas, Andalusia, 11190, Spain and Canary Islands | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Benalup-Casas Viejas

Day 29: Attack of the Agressive Monkeys

A travel blog entry by johnnyandamber


... This did not phase the monkey at all. He proceeded to come closer and to pick up the two chips that I had dropped in my hurry to stand up. We was literally at our feet grabbing for food. This was no small monkey either. I quickly shoved everything else into the bag and zipped it into my coat. I knew I still smelled like food but at least I did not look like it. John on the other hand did not have a bag to shove things into and he was holding the water bottle and ...

A tale of two cities

A travel blog entry by cemewa


... knew that Canberra is the capital of Australia. He is a mad Barcelona FC fan and we tried to explain Aussie rules to him. Complete failure. He thought we were talking about rugby. We both had excellent grilled fish with garlic and aubergine.

Ceuta is claimed by Morocco but is well integrated into Spain and has an impressive barrier fence and the Spanish Legion to keep out all those pesky Africans trying to get into the EU. Gibraltar ...

Strategic Gibraltar

A travel blog entry by prinret


... in 1848 by Pipe Major John MacDonald of the 79th Cameron Highlanders. This regiment had been stationed for some time as the garrison at Gibraltar. They were about to be transferred. The pipers were delighted to finally be moved off "the Rock" and were pleased to hear they were going to Canada rather than the plague ravaged West Indies. . They learned to play the tune on the ship during their voyage to Canada. At the St. Lawrence, however, a heavy ...

Sunday 3 February

A travel blog entry by jaq-wil


... using sweets as bribes as photos were taken. They're very photogenic, these monkeys, especially the babies, and they're a lot of fun to watch.

Back down the cable car and off on our way out of Gibraltar we set. Through passport control we got stopped for second time to have the van inspected by border control guards. We had nothing to declare and when they found no cargo of drugs ...

The Rock and the Apes!

A travel blog entry by janandfamily


... on.

A few other things of interest on our excursion: the outlook where one of the world's first Neanderthal skulls was thought to be discovered, plus from this vantage point we could see Spain and Africa.

Once back on the ship, we had a nice dinner, followed by a show in the Galaxy Lounge called Rocket Man: a tribute to Elton John.

Next stop…Cadiz, ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on Calle La Torre s/n, Benalup-Casas Viejas, is near Benalup Golf & Country Club.
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