Travel Blogs from Roquetas de Mar
... organisation wrong). We are at present, in probably the best place yet. We are parked on the jetty on the marina at Almerimar .. It is breathtaking. To the front, we look out over millions of pounds of yachts. To the left and right, there is the pretty little town with lots of bars and the lighthouse the other way. But most impressive of all is to the rear of us is a long, wide beach over which ...
... back to Los Escullos. We passed a few old wells that used donkeys to turn the wheel to bring up the water which would then travel down small aqueducts. The coast line is beautiful with turquoise sea lapping at the base of the cliffs.
I had to do some washing this evening - whilst on the walk and having seen nobody else for hours, I was surprised by a mountain biker whilst using my she-wee. Don’t ask!
Wednesday 30th April
... the cycle route we had done on Friday. This took us in and out of lots of small coves - all very up and down. The scenery is volcanic with cacti, prickly pear trees, thyme and palmettos. We are in the National Park proper now so no unsightly greenhouses. The colours are beautiful, all earthy browns and dusty greens. The volcanic nature of the land gives rise to interesting rock formations including basalt ...
... then become disorientated amongst all the green houses.
We arrived back at the campsite as the wind started to get up. It howled for the rest of the evening. The awning was being blown so hard we had to disconnect it from the side of the van and use the guy ropes to stop it blowing away.
Friday 25th April
Cycled from the campsite to San Jose and back- approximately 40 km’s.
... it would be pretty hot inside come July or August.
When we left the fort we walked through the town. We couldn’t
get into the cathedral because it was closed. The streets were very clean and
narrow. A lot of them were one way streets because there was no room for two
cars to pass. This could be confusing if you are new to the town and don’t know
which way the streets go. The town was very ...