Ibis Alicante Elche
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Today we checked out of our lovely hotel at 9am. Forcing us to bring our huuuge backpacks with us on the tram and subway to the city central. Making us look like little hitchhikers. Luckily we were able to find a place that rented lockers, to ease the pain off our back. Once we were there we took a city tour bus, which I would definitely recommend to anyone. It was so handy, it was a "hop on, hop off" type of bus. They dropped you off at a point of interest after describing it ...
... something that sounded fine -has a kitchen! - and we continued to plot towards there.
Thought we'd be in the foothills. No way Josť - it was IN the Pyrenees! Spent the day mostly between 1300M and 2000M - that's in the air and dizzying made more so by endless switchbacks up and down the mountains! Twisting like we haven't twisted and I have no idea how many tunnels through the mountains but man oh man it was scenery ...
... mental, the hights they climb are definately nowhere i would go.
We reached the top after an hour and it was such an amazing view and feeling to be above the clouds.
The way back down was probably the hardest part about 90% of it was steps. We chose to go a different way back which involved walking the whole way back the cable car. It was really nice through the bush but super steep and we were glad we had done it this way as some of ...
... Oldest choir school in Europe. They sang to a packed basilica for 15 minutes.Then we went into the museum - really an art gallery full of priceless art - Picasso, Monet, Pizzaro, El Greco and more - as well as Egyptian mummies and other ancient treasure trove. Next the funicular of Santa Cova down the mountainside. There are 15 works of art, stone sculptures and iron works, including one by Gaudi, of the 15 mysteries of the Rosary, leading along a ...
... As good as, if not better than, the original trip. I'd been to the outback, where I saw wild and wonderful creatures in their natural habitat. I'd slept at a sheep station, where it had felt as if I was seeing the night sky for the very first time. Hell, I'd even swum with manta rays!
But, unfortunately, like all good things, my walkabout had come to an end. The fat lady was singing, and in her dulcet tones I could hear the words, "Time to go ...