Terraza Del Albir Aparhotel Alfaz Del Pi
Travel Blogs from Valencian Country
We have finally arrived at our destination and are now enjoying an evening on the terrace in Casa Verde! So far we have settled in, unpacked, spotted some geckos and mountain goats and began to think about our exciting plans for the next fortnight! Tomorrow we are all looking forward to starting off our sun tans in the sun of ...
... but the train was full and only 1st class seats available which cost us €60 each - ouch! To add insult to injury our seats - 8a and 8b - we're actually in separate coaches, so we couldn't sit together until much later in the journey when the woman next to me got off the train. Oh well, at least we travelled in style. Some of the journey was right next to the beautiful coast line, in places right over the waves lapping the shore. Having left ...
... the air conditioned car for the drive home. I went back to the municipal pool to cool down and read my book. Then it was back to Casa Cronk to pack our bags ready for the trip North to Andy and Julie the next day. The evening was spent playing games over snacks and drinks with a final carajillo de Baileys at the Avenida bar before turning in ready for an early start the next ...
... hairpin bends, to an out of the way bar called l'Entra for delicious tapas. We were the only people dining that night, if you exclude the hungry looking cats that were tempted to join us. The tapas dishes were random, with no menu to go from, and kept coming until we gave the word to stop. A really fun way to eat with some tasty surprises and not one disappointment. At the end of the meal the owner lined up several bottles of grappas, etc and let us take our pick - happy ...
... and at times large schools of well sized fish.
Our days were spent swimming and snorkelling in the Med, enjoying long walks along the beach and around Ifach rock. We explored the quaint streets that wrapped around the hillside and meandered the tiny streets of the old town admiring the murals. To top it off we even got to indulge another of our passions with some kayaking time.
The promenade was bursting with inviting bars and restaurants so ...
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