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Travel Blogs from Punta Umbria
... 8220; Full English Breakfasts” and with bars called “The Red Lion” etc !!!! These villages must also be where all the rich football players live as I recognised the full Premier league teams as they were all walking the streets in their teams football shirts.. (Looks as if they could do with a bit more training to loose some weight if you ask me though !! ). We ended up in this Hamlet called Marbella and decided to stop ...
... the purchase of what turned out to be his last bag for the day, another customer came up looking for the same. So, small, friendly town that this is, I sold my bag to the other customer with an agreement to buy our supply the next day at Manuel's shop, which we did.
After watching the dramatic sunset over the Ria Formosa from Cacela Vehla, Marcela took us to Fabrica, a small fishing village nearby where we saw many beautiful fishing boats and ...
... time in my life, I will be watching Titanic.
Wednesday 20th November
We cycled to Tavira today on the Ecovia do Litoral, a bike route that travels from Cabo de Sao Vicente in the west to the east of the country along the south coast, aiming to keep the cyclist off the main roads.
It took us through Villa Nova de Cacela and down to Cacela Velha, a lovely tiny fishing village with white washed houses ...
... a bit more. The city is built around a hill with a semi-abandoned park at the top with a big concrete bridge looping around the top. Not exactly competing with Sevilla's Plaza de Espana or Granada's Alhambra. But as I wander around downtown I bit more, I do get to liking the place a bit more. You're walking along, then suddenly there's a beautifully and creatively designed building, sandwiched between some ordinary buildings... I guess when you ...
... in the late afternoon and evening and enjoy the cool breeze.
We did not have air conditioning which was a bit of a trial one night as it was incredibly hot (it is august after all) but a bigger problem was the mosquitos which had fierce bites but they did not last long. I recommend getting air conditioning in the summer months and also buying a beach umbrella.
All in all this is a good place to chill for a week ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed