Hostal El Nogal
Travel Blogs from Málaga
On the way we stopped at Mijas for a bit and than drove through the mountains to Marbella. The weather was rather strange, a lot if wind and temperatures of around 25 which is pretty cool for here at this time of year. We walked through the little streets of the old town which was real nice and walked down to the boulevard following the beach for a bit. But as the wind was to fresh we went back up and had some lunch on a little square before ...
After a modest continental breakfast at our accommodation, Judy and Herb explored Torremolinos while Maryln and I stretched out on the super comfortable cushioned lounge chairs under the thatched umbrellas on the topless beach just across the road.
It was another beautiful sunny day in Spain and the water beckoned.
The sand on the beach is brownish but ...
... from Lake Vińuela , 30km from Cómpeta, to collect water. The fire planes land on the water and scoop up a plane load to dump on a specified area and the helicopters literally “dangle a bucket” to to the same. Apparently sometimes for smaller fires, they raid nearby swimming pools !
We heard that 600 people were evacuated. Sadly five homes were badly damaged ...
... 8220;sea mist” as indeed most of Malaga city was. We were dropped at the port terminal and I quickly bought a post card and we made the shuttle service back to the ship. We couldn’t see the Royal Princess until we were 100 metres from her and even then the top decks were obscured by sea mist.
Back on board
We bypassed Club 6 as much as I would have liked a Margarita tonight, we needed to get ready for the Chef’s ...
... building with a very detailed front entrance.
Debbie wanted to go shopping and Myra and I wanted to see the marinas and the beaches so we agreed to meet at 7:30 in the plaza major in front of the cathedral. The port of Malaga is modern with new container cranes, a new cruise ship terminal and visiting yacht berths. Along the waterfront is a tiled boulevard with shops and marine supply stores and restaurants. All very clean and active. Beyond the port is ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed