Travel Blogs from Lumbreras
... leave Murcia, the nearest big place, to travel to Madrid, and have to say goodbye to Sue and Ray, which is going to be very sad. They have opened their hearts and holiday home to us and we have enjoyed every minute. I am not looking forward to the long plane journey home, but will be pleased to get there.
So, maybe another update from Madrid.
Hasta la ...
... to check in, or it was going to cost us another £170 for the Ryanair staff to do it!! So I carried out the now familiar routine of entering my details onto the free wifi website, and with seconds to spare finally checked in. The flight was short but eventful, as we watched a couple spend way more money on extras than they would have done had they opted for a regular flight rather than an 'el cheapo'. Our late arrival ...
Every time we move to a different area in Spain, I think that it can’t get any better but then it does. We love this place.
Tuesday 6th May
Walking: Ice houses and Ibex
We found where all the ibex hang out today. We saw loads.
It was a long day but with stunning views and interesting scenery. At around 1300 metres, we passed lots of old icehouses in various states of ruin but clearly ...
... streets, bands on parade or just a general atmosphere of enthusiasm and excitement. Apparently this was just the lead up to one of the greatest show we have ever seen! The parades and processions occurred throughout the day into the evening, when we were told to save ourselves for the big Parade the next night on Palm Sunday. The next day we found ourselves caught up in a Palm Sunday procession which took us on a chant around the town and back into the beautiful Cathedral of San ...
... I saw many people snorkeling near the built look-out point. I am not sure if they were looking at fish or coral or both. But one day I hope to experience it!
There are also many great restaurants in the port. My favorite was the restaurant Mama Mia, who is owned by a family friend of my friends who I was staying with. Mama Mia has amazing Pizza and Pasta, of course I think it is because it is owned by an Italian!