NH Ciudad de Almeria
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... was packed with sun worshippers. The Spanish seem to have no issue with nudity. The ubiquitous hippy element was in evidence with plenty of people wearing clown trousers and sporting dreadlocks, weaving friendship bracelets to sell to the day trippers.
On our way back later that afternoon, even more people were heading towards San Pedro with their tents and bags of provisions for the weekend.
The climb out of San Pedro was ...
O.K. We have moved around quite a bit since I last updated, but with Laurel & Hardy in the front, how we ever get anywhere or wherever we eventually end up is a mystery not only to me and them, but to whoever they seem to talk to. A brief explanation of how the planning goes so far... They study the map book ( A 2001 small scale atlas of the whole of Europe...Probably not the best reference ...
Another circular walk today, up the coast to La Isleta del Moro, a fishing village that still maintains traditional fishing methods. It was inland to the town of Rodalquilar. Up until 1966, gold was mined here and we walked up past the now derelict gold mine. The walk took us through a large mining area evident by the occasional derelict buildings and tunnels going into the rock with signs warning of the danger of entering the mine.
The path then climbed ...
... and sticky with sun cream - this is why I don’t do beach holidays!!. The sea was very cold so I only managed a quick paddle. We persevered for about an hour and then headed back to the campsite for a shower and a cup of tea…..
Sunday 27th April
Weather: Mucho Scorchio
We walked out of San Jose back towards Torre de la Vela Blanca but took the coastal path ...
... the sea about a kilometre. It is our first encounter with fellow Brits since leaving Salamanca. True to form, we didn’t engage anyone in conversation.
Thursday 24th April
John bought a map with walking and cycling routes. After doing our washing, we set off for a cycle ride down to the sea and towards the town of San Miguel de Cabo de Gata. John nearly cycled over a snake on the track to the ...