Polaris World Hacienda Riquelme
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Stacey had very kindly invited me to spend a week with herself, her Mum Sue and sister Sophie for a week during their summer family get away. They were staying at the Golf Resort Hacienda Riquelm, which was one of 3 golf/villa complexes located in close proximity to each other a short distance out of Murcia. Murcia is located on the south east …
Cartagena is a Spanish city and a major naval station located by the Mediterranean coast in south-eastern Spain. It has been inhabited for over 2 centuries. And as the rest of Europe it has layers and layers of history. One people after another occupied the area, Arabs, Romans, Greeks, French, etc and finally the Spanish. ...
... del Segura. The route was very much in sight of the sea for most of the journey, but we left the more intensively farmed orange groves behind, into the high-rise concrete jungle that takes in Altea, Benidorm and Alicante on one side and the barren, arid inland landscape punctuated with the occasional village or town, on the other. Not what you would call picturesque. We had not made a reservation, but there was ...
... time to read, so that’s nice. I read The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien. It’s about some soldiers in the Viet Nam war, I really liked it. I also read Sharp Objects recently by Gillian Flynn, liked that too.
I accidentally downloaded something weird into my computer that was messing up my search engines so I popped in to a computer repair shop on the off chance that someone could fix it and I lucked out. An adorable German geek ...
... but had some young friends, Alberto and Duria, there to help. They took us on a bit of a look around Elche, to the castle, into the cathedral, and along the river, back to Jesus' Farmacia. they took us to Jesus's home , one car in front and one car driving behind us! We had a lovely meal with them, Finita, his wife, and Javier their son. Alberto and Duria then left us to cope on our own.
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking