TripAdvisor Reviews Olimpia Hotel Totana
Travel Blogs from Totana
... lunch in the Pacific Restaurant, for the first time, back for some more quoits. Temperature rising to a comfortable 20 degC. This time better luck we were partnered with another couple. George and the wife of the other couple beat me and the husband in the final. We were past Gibraltar by this time and on our way to Barcelona. Tonight it's the Captain's cocktail party so it's a chance to get a few free pre dinner G & Ts on P & ...
... and working every evening when the sun goes down. Dancing til sunrise in nightclubs under the bull-ring. Meeting a Prince from Ghana. Powdering my nose in the ceiling painted Tocador of the Casino. Listening to DJs playing 80s retro accompanied by classical violinists. Being serenaded by a 21-year-old Argentinian in the Plaza de las Flores.
3 foot 9 x 2.5 hours a week is a small price to pay, and I'm no maths teacher.
... of Aussie boats have appeared in the marina. Mister Kitty has set about our winter projects for the boat with gusto while I'm getting myself into a working/writing routine in the hope of accomplishing as much of both as possible over winter.
We haven't yet seen as many of the sights of Cartagena as we intend to, but we've got lots of time for exploring the history and culture of the city. In the meantime, we'll enjoy the sun!
... basketball player and snowboarder to boot. I honestly did not know where to look when he first met Nadia and I in Murcia in a vest. He has muscles in places I don't think most men have places.
We have also been out for a curry! Near El Dorado-geddon and the Ex-Pat enclave there is a curry house built into a warehouse. Its culturally jarring speaking English to Indians in Spain while listening to sun burnt retirees from Rotherham discuss the 'shrapnel' they will leave as ...
... point where less than 3% of the
animals on the planet are actually wild animals.
Moving further into Spain some observations:
The bigger towns have an industrial look about
them, even the coastal resort towns,
A lot of industrial buildings, apartments,
houses are abandoned or not completed,
Not as many people own dogs in Spain as France which
equals less dog ***** ...