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... due to not being able to book in advance a
winter mooring and places become usually available in October, when I will be well and truly back at work.
Plan C was Sicily – still viable but too far south, and with the migrant problems and NATO etc, think it's best to leave alone for the moment.
Plan D is/was
Sardinia – still looking into this – got a reasonable quote and there are frequent cheap flights to the island.
Plan E was ...
... br> but a lot less resorts.
Wednesday 24 June
This morning we found a caterpillar had been munching happily on our basil plant.
Thankfully it hadn't eaten all of the best leaves.
Today we completed a fairly long passage as time is ticking away.
Thursday 25 June
This morning we found our basil plant “Bazza” was totally consumed by three fat caterpillars. Not sure whether they came with the plant or were ...
... went to Isla de "Tabarca", an island in the Mediterranean. Only 68 people reside here permanently. Tabraca is a beautiful fishing village with incredible beaches. Many people believe that Saint Paul visited there. After I arrived, I walked the entire span of the small island. The houses were very quaint. Before my trip, I read that they had excellent seafood. I decided to eat at a restaurant, and was not disappointed. Initially, I was skeptical to eat octopus. However, it was ...
... They are everywhere... even when the only real option is to go straight on!
In a lot of towns they take great pride in their rotunda with displays of trees, art, vintage construction vehicles and naval equipment. If we had more time we could start a book to catalogue all the different ones and research the histories behind them, but that can wait until next time.....
The more complicated roundabouts even confuses the SatNav. This has warned us on a couple ...
... easier routes before it became to hot and we headed back down and out to the coast again.
Pilar de la Horadada is another developed area of the coast but at least most of the properties are individual houses and it does have some nice small beaches. So after a couple of days climbing it was time to chillout on the beach, or by the pool back at the campsite.