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Travel Blogs from Ronda
... for the day, a man comes over and casually says “you'll make it, just go now”. So we get in a cab.
It's now about 11:05am, the ferry leaves at 12pm and we have a 45 kilometre ride ahead of us through windy coastal roads with check-in, immigration and baggage scans still ahead of us. It's not looking good. Our cab driver didn't speak much English but he grasped the situation just fine and drove like Michael Schumacher the ...
Olvera was a failure yesterday, not only did it rain but the bike rental on the Via Verde de la Sierra was closed. Left Arcos this morning, it was a nice little town and a great view from our apt but we had enuf of the mizzle and the roosters. We travelled past Sevilla up in to the mountains on the way west to Portugal. Found a quaint little town to stay in called Cortegna. It has a great little Castille on its hilltop that we walked up to and went through. Time for a beer and ...
As our routine continues.
Waking up in the Canary Islands. Today we were docked at an island called 'La Palma'. Not much to see apart from rock and small colourful houses. Quite a humid day as it was overcast.
We ran 'Killer Queen' twice and there are quick changes after every number. So it's a little intense but we all enjoy it... Managing to finish about 4ish, ...
... moves of the matador and other such details. We were surprised to find out that bulls are color-blind and the red cape we always thought was used to enrage the bull is actually red to mask the blood! Bullfighting is steeped in tradition here in Spain, so we certainly didn't enter into any discussions regarding the morality of the 'art/blood sport' and through the commentary we kept an open mind. This isn't ...
... stopping for photos and a rest break at a small town called Zufre, at around 2:30PM. We then passed a local cork farm, so more photos were taken there. An hour later after a very slow 40 kilometres on the small "white road" on the Michelin map, we checked into the Villa Rosillo, and we wasted not time in finding somewhere for lunch.
We had a late lunch before visiting the local tourist attraction, which is called the Gruta ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet