Hotel La Tartana
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Thursday 18 June
After someprovisioning we left the marina and headed east. We ended upanchoring east of Malaga. There was a bit of swell so the flopperstopper was out and we tried another anchoring technique which should in theory keep us facing the swell. As there was very little to no,
wind it didn't.
Friday 19 June
After a not sopleasant nights sleep – we've had worse but this was just theoccasional ...
... to the searing sun. After that it was up to the Plaza de la Constitucion near the church it was there we spent some lovely evenings previously and I wanted to get the lie of the land for tonight's socialising. Back to campsite for a welcome siesta in the shade. I'm going to upload first draft of this at 19:00 because WiFi is slow and I'll top up pictures tomorrow ...
... reaches of the Higueron Valley below.
The descent from the Collado is easy at first, but becomes increasingly overgrown with gorse, cistus, rosemary, etc. as we approach the track below on the east side. The first time I attempted this route, I failed to find any trace of the path near the bottom and had to go back over the pass, but since then some kind person has made a couple of strategically placed cairns, which point the way through the thickest part ...
... to 4, the sun was shining and hot. The drawback with having no car park was that it was simply a drive up the mountain and back down again.
Parking on the road was very limited and in most cases taken up by coaches, some of which had got stuck in the roadside drifts! Nevertheless it was an experience not to be missed.
We have now moved on to Cordoba, another city steeped in history. More about that in the next ...
Well, La Herradura is this little town about sixty kilometers east of Marbella, and is home to the Northern Europeans who flock to Southern Spain in search of Summer relief. When we got there, it was just starting to heat up and the restaurants were not too crazy yet. Every night, for appetizers, my family and I would order fresh muscles cooked in salt water. Some of the most amazing foods I've ever ...