Gran Hotel Sol y Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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On Tuesday Maria's cousin Lidia came home after spending 6 months in Ethiopia with Doctors Without Borders. This was cause for a large celebration with many family and friends coming over to the house. She will be home for several weeks before being given another assignment. The Esteban's live in Maria's childhood home with an aunt living in another house on one side and an uncle on the other. Maria has two brothers and a sister along with many cousins, so the house ...
What a breath of fresh air to stay with the Estebans for a week! Dany and Maria taught with Tim from 1999-2001 and have remained close to the Regis community. Maria is now a principal and Dany teaches at the high school level. They have three delightful children; Jorge (13), Marina (11) and Ines (6). Today they took us to a Moor castle overlooking the city. We ...
... Malaga then it becomes more mountainous and harsh. After Granada there are parts which remind us of the desert road between Khiva and Bukhara in Uzbekistan. Very scrubby and dry land. Once we get back to the coastal ribbon we see fields and fields of citrus, oranges and lemons before it becomes much more industrial near Lorca and Murcia. We stop for a salad and an omelette in a little town called Puerto Lumbreros. ...
Final full day in Alicante region. A nice relaxed start to the day with a visit to Benidoleig municipal swimming pool, which was modern and had a sort of garden area with trees for shade. Ali, Sue and I spent a couple of hours there topping up our tans then we all drove South to Calpe for a seafood lunch. Calpe is a largish town with some pretty beaches a lots of high rise ...
Another hot sunny day started with the, by now, customary freshly squeezed orange juice to accompany a healthy breakfast of Greek yoghurt and cherries. Ok, plus a croissant or two. We headed in Xabia, a fairly large town with a long, deep beach that, as this is now high season, was pretty crowded. A few weeks ago it was more or less empty. After drinks at one of the many bars and restaurants along the promenade we headed off to the quieter 'private' beach we went to ...