Travel Blogs from Cádiz
Our time in Seville came to an end. We rented a car, loaded up all of our things, and headed for Spain's Atlantic coast. It’s called the Costa de la Luz and means 'coast of light.’ Light was exactly what we needed after three months of living in an apartment we nicknamed ‘the cave!’ We stayed in Conil de la Frontera for ten days. It had a beautiful beach and was the perfect base for trips to other parts of the coast.
Tuna fishing is ...
... de San Juan de Dios. This was
dominated by the Town Hall, built at the beginning of the 1800’s. Once again
you could just close your eyes and go back 200 years to vision a crowd of
people in the square listening to their leader. It had a promenade that went
down to the harbor gates.
We stopped here at a little café for some coffee and cake.
Yeah, I know….not Weight Watchers approved (but then neither is most of ...
... as far as the eye could see.
Dotted along the beach were soccer goals with the local children and teenagers running, dodging and weaving, keeping the football in their possession with instinctive skill. GOAL!
The celebrations filled with laughter and smiles.
Just back from the beach in the old city, we found the famous cathedral – its dome decorated in gold so sailors long ago ...
... delicious lunch at a local restaurant, we finally got a little beach time. Unfortunately, we didn't have very long (only about 40 minutes), but at least I got to put my toes in the (very cold) Atlantic water from the other side of the world! Overall, it was a very fun day and a beautiful city. With incredible views and a lot of history, I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking to travel throughout ...
... and I might see her again in Europe somewhere :) Now I'm in Cadiz and hating on the weather gods big time. I might try to venture out again. But it is forecast for thunder and lightening tonight and tomorrow, WTF!!! Why does Spain hate me so much! Cadiz is supposed to be a beach city too! Anyways... I might go give it another go. I'll put my big bad water proof walking shoes on and a rain coat and brave the elements! I'll show you weather gods!! Muah ha ha haaaaaaa!! Ciao, besos!!! ...