Hotel Silken Puerta Malaga
Travel Blogs from Málaga
... to the car and drive back to Nico and Riet's house. They had already prepared a BBQ and we got the table ready to have dinner. It was great to spend our last evening together and talk till late. They're real nice people and in some way I feel so at home with them. The feelings of my early youth are real strong even if I was so small, the accent of Rotterdam and the way they behave has a real impact on me !! I feel real close to them ! 7th We had ...
After a modest continental breakfast at our accommodation, Judy and Herb explored Torremolinos while Maryln and I stretched out on the super comfortable cushioned lounge chairs under the thatched umbrellas on the topless beach just across the road.
It was another beautiful sunny day in Spain and the water beckoned.
The sand on the beach is brownish but ...
... were fire helicopters and planes flying in relay trying to dowse the flames in support of the two hundred or so bomberos (firefighters) on the ground. This went on for about 9 hours . The aircraft did not stop until nightfall and re started on the embers at dawn the following day. It was incredible to watch the low flying aircraft (17 in total ) negotiating the flames, the smoke, the mountains and each other. They were flying ...
... as I really like going on boats as well. The weather was perfect so everyone enjoyed themselves, relaxing after a not-so-tiring bike ride. :P
One of the first places we stopped at was the Alcazaba ruins near the city centre. Right next to it but further up on the hill is the Gibralfaro castle. We went and visited the Alcazaba on our 4th (and last) day in Spain but went up to the Gibralfaro castle during the evening after our bike tour. ...
... br> Lovely city, but Graeme wasn't functioning that well with his sun burnt legs. We took it easy. We did go to the cathedral, but not inside. It was beautiful outside. We then did visit the Picasso museum, which was interesting, even though I am not a huge fan of his work. I am obviously a Philistine when it comes to art.
We were lucky enough to have enough time to visit a coffee shop that had una zona de wifi gratis. Yay! ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center