Hotel Cortijo Santa-Cruz
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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Travel Blogs from Villanueva de la Serena
... to head in the direction of North today, as yesterday we did all the sightseeing to the South of our hotel. So we map our way down to the river and walk through all the smaller narrow cobblestone streets before opening up to the main road that runs along the river. We start running and figure we will just run until we don't want to run anymore and turn around. Aaron and I have really enjoyed our runs together recently, as we have made them more of a 'casual and leisurely' ...
... in Seville from the 14th century, to the river, the bull ring before finally finishing in the Plaza de Espana. With it now pushing 1430 and we were all pretty hungry and tired from all the walking, we split up and Leesh and I head over and check out the dog she napping in the middle of the massive building plaza. The building was huge with fountains, a Venetian like canal with rowboats and to top it off, plenty of dogs for Leesh and I to froth over and dream about stealing ...
... Can't find a gate to let him in with his mates but he is clearly going to hang around so on we go.
Pass a number of old wells and the day is spent on old dirt roads mainly, interspersed with (ugh!) concrete sections and running through beautiful olive groves, peach orchards and grape vines with a little wheat. Just before we hit tonight's digs we found a fully restored and working well. Or course my buddy being male just had to be sure it works. ...
... on tour!
A late breakfast was followed by some science schoolwork (shock horror) for the boys then off to the beach for the rest of the day. The water was warm and there were even some modest waves for boogie boarding. The sand here is incredibly fine and the beach very safe and shallow. Back for showers and for the first time in about a month we ...
... plastic awnings and generally very grim! OK change of plan, we drove on down the coast to Javea. We have found some campsites in the only Spanish campsite book we have with us. We can not follow the coast to Javea - due to a mountain thats in the way and which we have to climb hairpin like! Much squeaking and swearing and that was just the passenger! On arrival in Javea we make our way ...