Hotel La Sierra
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Arrived in port at 7am fine sunny 27c. Took the hop on hop off bus tour and enjoyed views from the castle at the top of the hill and then explored the old town, cathedral and lane ways etc. lunch was deep fried seafood including sardines and calamari then a healthy gelato to finish. I bought a belt and pink polo shirt. Took the walking tour and a walk through the park. Bought some Voltadol Cream to help my calf muscles ...
We've googled, we've YouTubed and we think we know as much as there is to know about harvesting honey.
Well think again sunshine!
The excitement and anticipation of collecting our first ever harvest of honey were all high. We felt we had enough knowledge, certainly had all the kit, and were raring to go.
Nothing, like nothing, prepared us for what was to follow for most of the rest of the day - and rest of the week come to that!.
... from farther north in Spain who raised the armies in the
royal service to retake the south from the Moors were granted large tracts of
land in the reconquered territories called Latifundias, and the majority of the
conquered population was reduced to a type serfdom on the land that lasted well
into the nineteenth century.
It led to high level of poverty in Andalusia and other
southern parts of Spain that still ...
... wild orchids, but we didn't see any. I looked, but didn't see any fossils. We hiked slowly through the rock strewn paths, not nearly as surefooted at the mountain goats we did see along the way. What a great day we spent in the mountains of El Torcal. If I had to live in Spain, this certainly would be one of my choices - such a perfect mix of agriculture, mountains and vistas, all with the backdrop of the Mediterranean sea.
But I then had a very pleasant time exploring a couple of places north and south of the town. The whole area is riddled with thermal springs. The town itself has numerous public fountains where locals regularly collect water in large containers. Its all drinkable.
So the first place I visited was a renowned spa for curing all sorts of ailments, rheumatism, arthritis, muscle spasms, driving phobia. Ok I made the last one up. Beautiful surroundings but a tad ...