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Travel Blogs from Albacete
... ate with a family from one of the other groups that we had begun talking with in Évora. The parents used to live in NYC many years ago and the daughter is about to begin college at Stony Brook in the fall.
The meal was delicious. Even those that chose not to try the paella enjoyed their meals as the hotel served some really good food tonight.
After dinner, the group still in the city walked the city center some ...
We have never really explored the section of coast between Calpe and Tarragona so we headed back down to the coast to Valencia. It is an interesting city which has had a number of make overs. Back in the mid 1950's the river Turia flooded the city badly. With much determination the city decided to divert the river from its present course. This was no small job as the river is almost as big as the Thames. We're not sure how long it took but the city was then left ...
... br> Today we went on the tram to the San Juan beach, a beach
about 30 minutes in tram from Alicante. The beach there is much less crowded,
so it’s a little bit nicer. All of the beaches here are very clean and pretty
compared to the beach in Maryland. The water is so blue and clear that you can
see almost everything under the water. We took a nap on the beach, and afterwards
we felt refreshed. For dinner, we went to ...
... the right direction so it took nearly an age to get to our next point, the Island of Tabarac, after loads of tacking.
Wednesday 1 July
After a good beginning to the evening (thanks to the flopper stopper) we were awaken in the morning by a reasonable swell.
We lifted anchor after phoning around various marinas nearby in which to stay so that
we could provision for a hopeful 3 weeks of anchoring. Alicante was asking around 55 E per night – a ...
... damaged heavily after explosions from attacks from Great
Britain. Maya also showed us carvings made by people during the Spanish civil
war. After our tour of the castle, we walked down the mountain into the quaint neighborhood
of Santa Cruz. Although the beautiful homes here seemed as if they would be
pricy, Maya informed us that it is actually a very poor community. This
concluded what was one of my favorite excursions of our trip. ...