Travel Blogs from Conil de la Frontera
... breakfast, first we had to get the caravan out if a slightly complicated position. It took us a while as we couldn't turn the caravan without taking a palm tree with us and it went down on a slope. We had to attach it, pull it for a bit, detach it again, turn it by hand and pull and push it a bit, than re-attach it we were gone !!! Pfff sweating ! We drove for about 3 hours and than found a great camping about 15 km before Sevilla where we stopped and installed ...
One of my favorite things about traveling is that you get to meet so many new people. Some you will keep in touch with and some, unfortunately, you won´t. Which brings me to one of my least favorite things about traveling:meeting people that you know you won´t see again.
I passed this guy playing ...
The next day we traded cetaceans for horses. We drove to a stud farm (Yeguada de la Cartuja) to learn about Spain’s Carthusian horses. We had a tour of the farm and then watched a show where they demonstrated what the horses are like and what they can be trained to do. Among other things there were free running colts, a ‘cobra’ of mares, dressage, and a carriage race, but the very end of the show was my favourite. They brought ...
... to go to for a sherry tasting. We arranged to meet the guide at 4:30 and walked home.
The Bodega was founded by a local Jerez sherry producing family that started in the 1600's. The building had been recently purchased but still looking like it had had a fire, which turned out was the mold that was produced by the humidity the oak barrels gave off while the aging process occurred. They could paint it every year and the next season the ...
... some Coca-Cola, lemon soda and 2 "bricks". Here in Spain, they sell "bricks" of wine that come in cartons. It's generally pretty bad wine, and costs 40-90 cents per brick. You mix them in with lemon soda for tinto de verano, or coca cola for calimoxo.
We spent the morning just relaxing on a very empty, quiet beach in the sun. Around lunch time, we realized we were getting pretty toasted. We headed out for lunch to get out of ...
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