Travel Blogs from Murcia
... br> but a lot less resorts.
Wednesday 24 June
This morning we found a caterpillar had been munching happily on our basil plant.
Thankfully it hadn't eaten all of the best leaves.
Today we completed a fairly long passage as time is ticking away.
Thursday 25 June
This morning we found our basil plant “Bazza” was totally consumed by three fat caterpillars. Not sure whether they came with the plant or were ...
... area climbs up to over 400 metres from the plain along a narrow twisty road. Thankfully we didn't meet any other large vehicles, another good reason for getting a small van. Its a popular local park as well as a climbing area, so we could imagine what it will be like at the weekends or holidays. The view from the top, back over the city, was great. We did a ...
... round-trip to the camp supermarket, but thankfully far from full.
Around here the wind picks up in the afternoons so it is very popular with wind surfers.
We did not explore much as it was too hot so we spent our time taking quick dips in the sea, taking cold showers, and keeping out of the sun, oh yes, and getting bitten by mozzies! You can put bug repellant on as much as you want but they alway find the spot you missed.
... Valencia, Benidorm, Alicante, Murcia etc. I think I could have told them anything really, they were quite accepting of my nuggets of useless info. As we passed through one of the eateries on the way to the bar we noticed tonight's dinner menu. Lobster and snails (not for me obvs) Sharon's favourite and mushroom ravioli and Beef Wellington a bit of a favourite of mine. So all change, formal night now being attended. So, out of the hot tub ...
We left Alquerias around 10 and it was a superb stopover right in the heart of lemon groves exactly the type of Spain I'm trying to find. I don't want Irish pubs sure didn't i own one for long enough. We found our way to a nearby market at Torraguera and tried my best to buy a pair of sandals made in spain by spanish people but sadly we had to surrender and settle for beautiful cherry tomatoes and early spuds.
After that disappointment onwards for the coast and Santiago de ...