Hotel Campomar Playa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... We got the more expensive of their two olorosos, and the amontillado was also more expensive, but together it still came to only 9 euros, and in order to chose he gave us three glasses to try, which cost a euro each in the bars. So less than 7 pounds for nearly 2 litres of sherry ( and three glasses). The standard oloroso is just 3 euros a litre. I could get to like it ...
... but now with the decline of the port, the drop in popularity of sherry and the recession, which has clearly hit the whole region very hard, it's now very run down with many decaying and derelict buildings. At its height there were 40 sherry companies, now there are just 4. It was very quiet, whether that's because it's January and there are no tourists, or because it was 10.30 ...
... for exploring the nearby activities. Neighbouring City called Cadiz is a modern City surrounding the history of trade, looting and financial boom. We used the 30 min ferry shuttle to cross the Bay of Cadiz, where Christopher Columbus set sail for the Americas on his 2nd and 4th journey. For 2 euros it includes the day use of bicycles to self tour the city. There is 4 routes marked by coloured lines on the ...
... the 1Km point we turned into the town and wandered into the shopping area. In the main the shops we saw were all in narrow roads no more than a car width, Motor traffic in a minority though. The surprise came as we turned into one of these narrow roads, the Concurso de Carnaval. A few yards in drums started playing and a policemen asked us to stop on one side of the road. A small procession then passed by us led by a ...
... learn Spanish while I waited for the beach weather to arrive!
Also I was surprised by how few people speak any English at all. Spain seems a bit like the US, they donīt really care a lot about anywhere outside their country. But the people here are great once they open up to you. At the start I ...