Hotel Globales Reina Cristina
Travel Blogs from Algeciras
... and fighting everywhere and loving the attention (and food) from the general public. It was nice to be a proper tourist for a day instead of rehearsing or getting off for a quick WiFi session. Afterwards I managed to get a quick spot of shopping, a few christmas bits, some alcohol and a hard drive to keep all my films on as some days all you want ...
... Bueno defended the town against the invading Moors. According to the local legend, the Moors captured his son and threatened to kill him if Guzman didn't surrender the town. He refused and threw down his sword with which they killed his son.
After great dinner of Tapas I head back to the Hostel for the night.
Next stop.... North Africa, Morocco.
... our sheer size means that manoeuvring and stopping suddenly can be a challenge, especially with lots of heavy stuff sliding about the carriage where we sit.
We are camping almost every night come rain, hail or shine and the majority of time that means “bushcamps” out in the wilds...ie. no toilets, hot showers, electricity or ..”God forbid” ...WIFI! When we do get a campground there will often be cold showers ...
... that done, obvi. And forget about an information desk or visitor center who would have this information.)
1:30pm Thurs: Hop into a Petite Taxi. Moroccan driver doesn’t know English. Only French and Spanish. We try to communicate in our horrible Spanish, end up pointing to our guide book. Driver puts on meter without complaint. Takes us to train station ...
... railpass (for people over 26 years old) we are 'forced’ to travel first class. Boo hoo. In Spain, if you have a first class ticket, you can use the lounges while you wait for your train. The railway lounges are basically the same as airline lounges, super cosy and lots of free plonk. Two hours waiting for our connection whizzed by with me playing on the iPad and having a few beers. Before we knew it we were boarding our train ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service