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... both in and out on our journey so far.
Picked up a local paper at this campsite, very interesting indeed. First thing of note was the write up about the storm earlier in the week, which was apparently the worst they’d had in 20 years. There was a picture of a Beach Bar in Torre del Mar which we walked past whilst they were cleaning up, Penny commented as there were girls in shorts and ...
... by (with a better spot) are due to leave in a couple of days, so, we arrange to move into their spot, as soon as they vacate it!
We even have a view of the sea!
Amazing, we wake to blue skies.
Time to explore, the site is fine, but, is separated from the sea by the coast road (A7-N340), but, there is a pedestrian footbridge, so, no need to risk life and limb.
Today we had an exhausting walk around Alhambra Palace built in the 14th century the last Muslim stronghold in Spain before the Catholic queen and king either 'converted' or ousted all Muslims from Spain in the 1400's. followed by another walk around the beautiful gardens. before heading off to Meja for lunch. This is a beautiful white painted town way above Marbella. Temperatures have been really good in the mid-20s just right for ...
... a Grand Marnier souffle, then coffee and brandy all washed down with a bottle of C******nay and a bottle of good Rioja. In all too much and too rich but we're not really complaining after the Christmas Day disaster it was quite a treat to have food cooked by a real chef!.
The music was disco and we managed to get a couple of waltzes in before the clock struck 12 and we ate the traditional 12 grapes on each chime of the clock....bizarre but meant ...
... wine, along with the small collection of local men who have no where else to go in the rain and find this their most promising activity of the evening. Not a woman in sight except for the cook.
Today it rained cats and dogs. Don’t believe Eliza – ‘the rain in Spain falls mainly on the plain’. It falls in the hills as well. For the next 3 days to be exact, at least that is the forecast. We spent the day huddled down in our little villa, reading ...