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We are still here in Torrevieja waiting for a weather window to move on. The winds have been howling and the rain beating down on us on and off since we returned. Interspersed with this has been lovely sunny days...like today. We are hoping to move on at the weekend.
... things on Monday, packing and a delicious meal with David and Becky and the children Jasmine and Xavier then off to the airport on Tuesday morning.
So there you have it for now. It was great to be back in the UK but now it's time to go sailing again. We will head up the coast towards Denia where we will wait for a weather window to cross over to Ibiza.
PS lots of party photos on my facebook page.
It was a shame that we could not swim because of the jellyfish. So again we settle down for the evening and then realise that the wind has blown up and we are rocking about. we up anchor and head to a more sheltered spot around the headland. Steve puts plenty of chain out and we settle down again. The wind is getting unto 23 knots now and we manage to get some shelter from the island but not for long. Yes, we have dragged the anchor again. This ...
Tomas Maestra Marina, Mar Menor
Since leaving Garrucha we have been anchoring for the last 7 days in the most amazing settings. With the boat full of provisions and water we were able to stay out of ports or marinas until today. The weather has been fabulous and we have swum from the boat everyday.
Yesterday we had to reach Cabo de Palos for an overnight anchorage before getting to ...
... non-flat-stuffed beaches left in Spain. Or spending the evening at Hector's summer house just outside Murcia. And in between all of this we're sleeping and staying with Sergio's family who have been amazingly kind.
Change is on the horizon though. Both literally (it's actually clouded right now, which is pretty rare for south Spain in september) and metaphorically. In a few hours we'll be heading for Málaga and we have to leave behind the awesome food Sergio's mom makes.