Hotel Gravina Cinco
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Had a wonderful afternoon exploring Castillo de Sant Barbara (hugecastle/fort at the top of hill in Alicante) and listening to some of the 3 Reyes (3 Kings/Wisemen) festivities from the top of the castle. Tonight the 3 Kings (Wisemen) arrive! There were huge celebrations here in Spain. We could hear a marching band and see signs of a parade and huge crowds from the top of the castle. Later we saw on TV lots of celebrations all over Spain with kings and beautifully dressed women ...
... and we always seem to come away with smiles on our faces.
Our hiking group has also rewarded us with many wonderful walks and friendships as well as some much needed exercise.
Our trip to Paris was truly fantastic and deserves it's own entry so I will try to add that next.
I'll also try to be more faithful in writing when we return to Sweden...the Christmas season there is so beautiful and I'd love to share it with you, so stay tuned!
... lunch. Got a few dances after dinner and then up for the syndicate quiz. The question master was not one of the usual people and her questions were rubbish. Suffice to say the winning score was 11/20 and it was not us. The normal winner score has been 16+. Now looking forward to getting ashore in Tangiers. We hope the captain is using a different navigational map from the one showing on the TV in the cabins. The map shows Tangiers almost in ...
... other event on our horizon is a 5 day trip to Biar to participate as volunteers in a English Immersion program where Spaniard are improving their English skills. The major requirement, speaking English, seems right up our alley! Here's a bit of information on the program:
So, yes, we have lots of activities coming our way. And so now a bit of routine is great. We're still busy. I leave ...
After our siesta, we decided to climb the castle back to were we got engaged and take a picture of our hands together overlooking the city like we did so many years ago. The climb was so. Hard. It felt like miles of uphill climbing. I didn't think I was ...