Roca Esmeralda Hotel
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Last few days here we really can't believe the week has gone so quickly.
We have enjoyed exploring the area; our mission here is to find a place to return for the whole winter next year.
Benicassim is high on our list although the nights are cold. the days have had their fair share of sun we would like another 5 degrees warmer.
The advantage in this place is ...
... in a large spacious apartment...room for many guests.
Of course we've learned that buying property here is a bit more complicated than our real estate transactions in Sweden. You may have read my NIE entry a few days ago. Last Friday we spent an hour working with a Notary to make sure some of the legal details can happen even if we're ...
... of dawn for us these days. Spain is one hour ahead and it’s very very dark at 7am.
The passage to Valencia was charted at 41nm and so at an average of 5knots per hour it would take a little over 8 hours. The night before the batteries were misbehaving and not keeping their charge so we had decided to motor for 2 hours next day at the least to give them a good charge. As it turned out we had to motor all the way because the winds we ...
... around the wonderful family table to enjoy our lunch...a hungry crowd for sure, every last drop consumed. Then is was siesta time for some of us. We returned to El Campello with the plan to see everyone later for dinner.
It was a lovely way to celebrate Marie's birthday. I know it was exactly the way she wanted it, with her family, active and happy. I always feel so lucky to be a part of that wonderful group.
Happy Birthday Marie!
... The "boys" were in the kitchen creating a fantastic vegetable lunch. They were slicing and dicing, and then grilling a wonderful variety of garden items. The photos will give you some idea of the bounty we enjoyed.
Peter and Ernest joined us from Finca El Otero. It was a delightful gathering filled with lots of laughter and great food. The photos tell it all!