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... At least when animals are concerned.
Greetings from Almeria, city of beautiful beaches and home to the Tabernas desert, which resembles Sahara deserts to such an extent that movies such as Once upon a time in the West and The Good, the Bad & the Ugly and Indiana Jones have for a large part been shot here. It´s hard to believe that right now however, as it has been raining for the past days. Perfect timing for the second story in the ...
Andreas from "Sparky" said they have 365 days of sun in Almerimar. After the first day of rain he said the once every four years we have an extra day and thats the day it rains.
He told fibs.
Pretty solid rain again today. And blowing dogs off chains. We have put the submarine roof back on and closed the windward door. ...
... then make it hot!!! This is bloody luxury.
No, not just luxury, It is also an aphrodeisac.
Its a well known come-on to ask if there is water for a shower with a wry grin. Hell, for yachties without running water, a hot shower is almost foreplay.
Life is good.
Today was also fuel system day. I have been chasing filters and belts for a couple of days(welcome to spain) but organised the jerry cans of deisel in the cockpit lockers so ...
... and there was no-one in the harbour office so we left and went to anchor just off the beach outside. What seems to be a delightfully calm sea in actual fact turns into a continuous rocking with the swell and so we spent an uncomfortable night being rocked from side to side. I wasn't feeling too well by the morning so we weighed anchor and went on to Del Este a charted anchorage another 15 nm away.
Monday 17th September 12
... for me anyway conjours feelings of adventure.Even though I wasnt there for the adventure, the boat has an aora of acomplishment. She is a proper boat doing what she was built for some 40 years ago. Lati and her crew have earned the anchorage in a way that many of the big shiny fibreglass boats will never do as they never leave sight of land.
So back off you lot, Give Lati some swing room. She earned it.
So a couple of liver punishing days in Culatra and Lati is ...