Hotel Los Castanos
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... to Christine.
It's usually around 25c once the sun comes up, and 28 to 32c by lunchtime, explaining why most people here have a siesta early afternoon. At this time of year, always a sunny day, although sometimes a bit of haze. Main swim is at the big pool in the afternoon, when it's too hot to do ...
... br> adventure.
Although we weren't going to take what some have a described as amazing views as the
train passes through the mountains, we still have an opportunity to visit Ronda from our next destination.
Tuesday 16 June
In the morning we left the anchorage (still visited by customs during the night) and
went to Gib to pick up some diesel. At the marina they were asking 1.33 Euro per litre. We got 175 litres for £75 – you gasp – ...
... and trip was well worth the cost. They decided to take the tour prior to heading back to Florida, since they had been gone from Florida since early March. Wednesday we walked along the boardwalk built along the Mediterranean, which was rolling due to the wind, about 16 km into Cala Mijas and the market. We purchased the last of the souvenirs we needed and went to an Irish Pub called 'Biddy Maclenans'. There I tried an Irish ...
... white hill villages.
Our next stop, perhaps the most stunning on our trip so far, was Zahara. The area is beautiful, and once you start the climb up toward the town, the vistas are more than spectacular! The remains of a Moorish castle stands guard over the turquoise water and valleys below.
Ascending the streets, we found a little tapas bar in the center of town where Barry ordered the Codillo en salsa -- a specialty, ...
Those of you who know MJ, you may be aware that her maiden name was of Germanic origin but she has as much Portuguese heritage as German. Her Portuguese relative left Lisbon (good move there) and was living in Melbourne when he married an Englishwoman. And so this visit to Portugal was something to which she had been looking forward.
We arrived in Portugal at the northern town of Chaves. Now, we had read that Portugal has toll-roads, many of which ...