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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... chair shop on the way so spent quite a bit of time there before a rather indifferent but alternative lunch with a German twist. I imagine it caters for the hoards of Dutch and German occupants of the surrounding flats and camps. Quite glad to leave as far too near ...
... we are now.
We were pleased to find some lovely changes in the center, most importantly improved internet. Good enough that I can actually write my blog from my room. In rural Spain sometimes even cell signals are elusive, so good speed internet can be a miracle!
Lots of other things have been spruced up, new beds and linens. New menus with more options offered beyond juicing and of course the usual array of workout and educational classes ...
... through the housing estates where it was more sheltered than on the beach.
There have been a few things to stimulate my curiosity: when I arrived the long, flat, sandy beach was covered with jelly fish and thousands of things that look like kiwi fruit. Rather naively I searched Google using the term 'brown hairy balls on the beach' and came up with some very unpleasant web sites. However, these brown hairy balls turn out to ...
... of the small resort of Denia, which in turn is about 20 miles north of Benidorm. Here I saw my first oranges on trees!! In all my travels I don't think I have ever seen oranges on trees and they look lovely. I also got to dip my toe in the beautiful blue Mediterranean, though if I am being honest I was wearing thermal underwear, padded trousers, two sweaters and some heavy boots at the time. The temperature is around 15 degrees but there is a rather ...
... the town which we walked up to and there were little shops and cafes outdoors on the cobbled streets.
We went into the castle which was now a museum and walked around. It turns out that it was a bit of a family mansion and there were old antiques from when they lived there. We could walk up onto the top of the castle and there was a graveyard on the roof and there were views out over the mountains and a lake and the fields. We then had some nice ...