Travel Blogs from Benalmadena
Imogen and I were left to ourselves in Malaga; all our tour guides had left and Ruben was at work.
We made our way into the city for lunch, after all the greasy tapas I was quite excited to devour my Mexican salad at the port. It was quite a cultural experience; the restaurants were all joined in one section, offering us Greek, Indian, Mexican or Argentinian Grill.
Malaga has a rich Moorish past with a well preserved Alcazaba in its ...
... with you at 1am helping you work illegally ha.
Not long after they all come back, we watched this one guy very patiently lay out heaps of pairs of sunnies on all their cases, it took him so long. We wondered if the cops would come back again..it would be pretty devastating to have to chuck all your hard work into the sheet as soon as you had got it set up. (In Madrid we saw the guys with sunnies and they had like slits in the sheet so the sunnies all stayed in place when you ...
... are just as much of a farce as the days. We'd normally start pres at our apartment around 10pm, then head out after midnight. Cos we were told they party hard in Malaga. The locals just don't know how to feria. Most of them pike by 2am. Those who stay out just stand around the clubs, not buying drinks. When you do try and talk to people, none of them can speak English. Even if ...
... me. But two things haunt me when driving through mountains in the rain. One is fear of the wheels slipping on the incredibly steep roads, and the second is the risk of landslides. There are signs aplenty warning of falling rocks and whereas this might not feel too much of a threat to the average person, to me it's a gruesome reminder of being pelted about my head by falling rocks after a landslide while walking in Madeira. Probable death missed me by inches and has left ...
... to be one of the larger towns of this region. At the entrance is a fountain and sculpture of a cluster of grapes, one of the main crops of this area.
The "oven hours" of the afternoon are approaching, but this town is still alive. The store doesn’t have a whole lot, but I’m able to get a couple of foodstuffs to keep me going. Up a little ways is a little plaza with a café and a few ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service