Hotel Catalonia Reina Victoria Wellness & Spa
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- Minbar in room
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Multilingual staff
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... both in and out on our journey so far.
Picked up a local paper at this campsite, very interesting indeed. First thing of note was the write up about the storm earlier in the week, which was apparently the worst they’d had in 20 years. There was a picture of a Beach Bar in Torre del Mar which we walked past whilst they were cleaning up, Penny commented as there were girls in shorts and ...
... today to a little town called Mertola, for a change we were off the motorways and on the smaller roads but this time we saw something of interest. Running along the side of the road was a line of telegraph poles, and on top of every one of them was a storks nest complete with a stork sat in it with its babies. At first we saw them and had a little chuckle, then we thought "better get a picture of that" and then you get to thinking, how the hell do they build their nests on ...
... jacket. First up, however, was a java in the square of the La Caritad Convent. John figures the staff charged us for the brandy of somebody in a wheelchair [4E].
As we were there, we opted to go to the Collegiate Church of St Mary of the Incarnation. I figured I still owed money to John so I paid this freight [9E]. This was value for money.
The church began as a Gothic structure but midway changed to Renaissance features.
Several of the procession ...
... was parked here for the day! Brad asked some locals for a recommendation for lunch and we ended up Restaurante Avenida – a very authentic, no gringos in sight kinda place. The owner Carmen proved to be a charmer. She spoke in rapid fire Spanish, no menu only her suggestions. We had no clue what we were getting (outside of some fish and potatoes) but it proved to be quite good. We had a mixed salad, and a plate of various kinds ...
... with only 8 tables. The highlight of thee evening was the "pork cheeks and the oxtail." Dad's oxtail is still better, but this one was interesting as it had more of a tomato base, and the pieces were cut smaller. We did not eat desert, hoping to find a pastelreria on the way home, but alas nothing was open so we had to go to bed without desert. Another great day with lots of laughs, lots of stress, and a short night before we leave early morning for ...