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Travel Blogs from El Toyo
... At least when animals are concerned.
Greetings from Almeria, city of beautiful beaches and home to the Tabernas desert, which resembles Sahara deserts to such an extent that movies such as Once upon a time in the West and The Good, the Bad & the Ugly and Indiana Jones have for a large part been shot here. It´s hard to believe that right now however, as it has been raining for the past days. Perfect timing for the second story in the ...
... cosy iin the cockpit now. I can see that cockpit being great in high latitudes. Its not pretty but it works.
So an enforced lazy day on Red Dwarf. I dont like lazy days. I am ok for a few hours then I get bored. (and people still wonder why winter drives me nuts)
Might have to suit up and go shopping...after a nap.
... monster steaks from our spanish mates mum in the markets. Even got mates rates as mum liked me. Mind you, Nico gave me a bum steer on the worrd for beef. Even his mum was scratching her head at his text message. But all's well, we have half a dead cow for tonight and another leg of Iberico Cedo Jamon(the famous wild boar fed on accorns naturaly cured.) for the trip along with loads of stores that dee has managed to squirell away into the boat.
... and there was no-one in the harbour office so we left and went to anchor just off the beach outside. What seems to be a delightfully calm sea in actual fact turns into a continuous rocking with the swell and so we spent an uncomfortable night being rocked from side to side. I wasn't feeling too well by the morning so we weighed anchor and went on to Del Este a charted anchorage another 15 nm away.
Monday 17th September 12
... night(throw a party with lots of booze to ward off bad luck) We dropped the old name into the sea on a peice of aluminium and Red dwarf was born under a shower of bubbly, beer and whiskey. Long may he sail the seven seas.
Livers suitable damaged we waved off the crew of the cardissa peter and martina as they headed to holland under sail.These two work on large ships and decided to buy a boat. So they bought a 40ft steel yacht and fixed her up. We hope to meet up with them ...