Hacienda Puerta Del Sol
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... built up in the hills and are enjoyed as holiday spots for water sports and hikers.The scenery is a cross between Wanaka and Dunstan and Tasmania, I thought. There was eucalyptus trees, almonds, olives and lots of citrus trees. The man taking the tour was very excited about the dams as they held 5 years of water should they need it. We visited an old traditional village called Alore, narrow streets and a ...
... s the first 100 metres of ascent completed and only another 400 or so to go. And there's some blue paint markers here and a couple of cairns, so obviously that "easy" grading is justified (more or less - perhaps "moderate" might be a better description, given that it's still a bit steep and loose here ....)
It carries on being a bit steep and loose for quite a way, until we get to the ridgeline. Frequent rest stops are necessary and it's beginning to ...
... br> I mentioned I packed quickly to get my luggage set out on purpose as an excuse for inadvertently leaving my iPad and Kindle on board! I left them sitting right next to the TV. Luckily, the cruise line has them in Lost and Found and once the ship is back in port in Barcelona, they'll be shipped to me. I guess I really am lucky! Who needs that extra $3K. You can't take it with you! ...
... br> We stayed on the bus past the circles with beautiful fountains and statues, old forts and mansions, shiny new marble buildings, and numerous parks with trees and shrubbery of all species and textures. This was my favorite city so far on the cruise. We walked back through the parks after shopping, and of course coffee!
I think I'm finally getting better at ordering coffee.
On our walk back to catch our tour ...
... palaces we saw the tiled walls my Dad and grandparents had stood against 40 years earlier, other than missing all three in that moment, it was unbelievable that I was having the same experience. My favourite quote came from the mother of one of the young sultans after he lost the city, turned to have one last look and cried. She said " that's right you cry like a woman for what you failed to defend as a man" he was 13, thanks mom! Cam and I took a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHacienda Puerta Del Sol Mijas
Would recommend and might go back
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