Hotel Gran Duque
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Tuesday 1st April 2014
It is necessary to move a little further north, if we are to avoid having too great a distance to travel for the Tunnel.
So, today, we are leaving Altea.
Our English neighbour, Alan, is leaving too, he is heading home after almost six months here!
Alan is a regular visitor, ...
... It made me feel bad for the bulls though because they were clearly running because of fright. On the Saturday evening the parents and I went out for a drink by the beach. The bar was really cool because we could sit at tables about two meters away from the shore. With the bright moon shining on the water and the waves rolling in, it was a pretty relaxing and nice place to hang out. It was a great start with the new family:) I am looking forward to spending more time with ...
... was the original Peniscola, ie, before tourism.
Six miles north, and the promenade is still going on, although, not quite finished at this point!
So, that gives more than 12 miles of easy cycling!In the evening, our Belgian neighbour gives an impromptu Spanish Guitar recital, in between ...
... be the local school as they are struggling to make ends meet and the teachers are only allowed to make 50 photocopies a year !
I decided that I would try and give the fund a kick start so I suggested to Steve & Dawn that as long as we raised enough money I would have my head shaved ! I was willing to do it for 30Euros but by the end of the night we had raised over 150Euros. So Sunday night the deed was done and afterwards ...
... and have a leisurely lunch of beers and Pizza, at the beach side bar, where the waitress sang happy birthday, when I bought my giant banana split. We have more conversation with her today, in a mixture of English, Spanish and French, and learn she is in fact Romanian.
Kathleen decides to pay for the beers and Pizzas, big whow!, so sorry Bryan ...