Marina Mariola Marbella
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... which is sad. Driving into Malaga the navigator got lost, again. But we made it in the end to a very standard hotel without any character or atmosphere, we were both disappointed. Don't get me wrong, it is nice, pool, robe slippers etc., but we have been staying in some amazing places and a normal hotel is a bit......blah. We went for a walk to the beach, honestly don't bother ...
... here. Again, they show a tremendous amount of patience and willingness to help.
The Marriott is a very nice property, catering mostly to English speaking guests. Ironically, what we are finding is that we don't particularly care for Costa del Sol, or at least the Malaga-Marbella area. We know now it's far too crowded for our tastes. So Thursday, we're heading for the [white] hills!
... as a list of potential mutual friends and/or relations are named, to no avail of course. I tell a lie, there is one "hit" an aunt of the fellow passenger worked as Matron at South Tyneside Hospital, and was known to Kathleen from her nursing days..
Monday 24th February 2014
Rain overnight, but by morning, we are back to blue skies.
... down. Total length was only 3.5km. So I crawled up, took pictures of the lovely views at the top and jogged back down warily as was pretty steep only for colin to run it 3 times a day! Note to self choose your own route (flat) to make self feel better!!
After lunch we would go out on the bikes, which was fairly tricky as in front off the campsite was one of Europes most notoriously busy and dangerous roads and behind was very steep hills - ...
... because of the inebriating qualities but also for the salt and fat cutting abilities since the plate of pork that we also had was fairly salty and fatty.
Dinner at the hotel was good - it was made by Pablo whose family has owned the hotel for centuries. The serving was at a specific time and you had to tell them ahead of time if you would be going or not. I thought that worked out well - since everyone staying at the hotel at together at a ...