Pension Fonda Maruja
Travel Blogs from Castellon Province
Found 5* campsite in Benicasim (cheaper than last stop!!), stayed 2 nights, would have stayed more but pitch not great and tree cutting a bit annoying. More like a resort, lots of Brits overwintering.
A good clean of the van and washing done, Penny now much more relaxed!!
Did a 10km bike ride along the prom, very pleasant indeed and a beautiful coastline scene.
First time in years Penny has worn shorts and ...
After a light brekky we once again enjoyed wandering the cobblestone streets of Ubadar - so different in the morning sunlight.We would have done a walking tour but today they were all in Spanish - no good to us!! But we found an olive company that has been operating since 1829 and he had us tasting olives - easy to say yes to a tasty tub of green olives infused with chilli, that melt in your mouth AND ...
Sunday, 29th March 2015
A leisurely day, well, every day is leisurely now, I suppose I should say "an even more leisurely day".
A walk along the coast for about 3.5 miles.
Lots of the bars and Cafes, which had been closed for winter, have opened up this weekend, so, we sample one for tapas and a drink.
My turn to cook, lamb chops grilled on my griddle, purchased from the Chinese Bazaar.
Snooze away the rest of the afternoon and ...
... it was worth a try.
So I had a heavy heart and most of the people I had made friends with had left and the site had become almost empty, making it an easy decision to move back to Navejas, which I remembered as a lovely little caravan site in the mountains behind Valencia. It would only be half an hour's drive from the boiler mender and even better, I wouldn't need to drive through the centre of the city to get to him.
Treacle wasn't ...
... at 11am for a walk to the beach, were the brave ones, including Seonaid when for a swim. We then returned to the site for mulled wine and mince pies.
At 2pm we made our way over to the restaurant for our Christmas Dinner which consisted of Pate, Cheese, Prawns and Devils on Horseback for starters, followed by Langoustines and Saint ...