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A Spanish Folk Festival in an old Spanish Finca (country house)...... What could be more authentic? Well, it would be authentic if it were a Spanish Folk Festival and not some English guy singing ole 80's tunes surrounded by Spanish folk, instead of a bunch of ole (old!) English couples, eating Tapas instead of lamb roast and vegetables. Well, I did talk it up, I must admit......and we were let down terribly! Lol No not really. Shazza and I sang to every song. Treisha surfed the net on ...
... the 23/24 June.
We visited a good crag out at Elda which faces south east which meant we could get out there at about 4pm and climb in the shade until it got dark.
The coastal area also has a number of salt marshes and bird reserves. Managed to see some different birds including a Glossy Ibis and Whiskered Turn but was too hot and the wrong time of year to see much more.
A lot like the UK the Spanish like their ...
... after our lunch break which kept the tempurature down a lot.
By the time we were heading back to camp in El Berro we could see a thundrstorm approching from the south west. This cooled things down considerably in the evening. We are experiencing a big daily range from 15C in the mornings and evenings to plus 30C during the day.
It's Day 35 already - can you believe it! The temperatures haven't been as high as on the coast and at times there is a freshness in the breeze, but still pleasant. The stat on the central heating kicked in during the night a few times too. We had the forecasted rain on Thursday but Angela says that it is welcome since like the Serengeti, they may not see any more until October. We are currently in Murcia and the more rural, natural Spain ...
Since we wrote last night I've been to Alicante airport to pick up my colleague who has kindly offered to be my travel companion until next Monday at Malaga. It's a change Alqueríasbecause after two weeks doing a Tom Hanks routine I must get out two cups now! We went for a walk and coffee around Santa Pola early in morning and headed to meet another long standing friend ...