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Last few days here we really can't believe the week has gone so quickly.
We have enjoyed exploring the area; our mission here is to find a place to return for the whole winter next year.
Benicassim is high on our list although the nights are cold. the days have had their fair share of sun we would like another 5 degrees warmer.
The advantage in this place is ...
... de Benidorm and rounded the headland to Altea at 6-7knots. Sailing by the very steep cliffs there we hit 8 knots and increased wind speed of 20 knots so that we had to drop the chute and motor the mile into the sheltered anchorage at Playa Albir just off Altea marina. We picked up a free mooring buoy in 8m of depth off the beach and after tidying up we settled down for the next 3 nights in this delightful seaside town.
ALBIR to CALPE
Yesterday we celebrated with Marie and her family with a fantastic lunch at their home...if you've been following our blog you've already read about it...if not, go back to yesterdays entry! :-)
Today we met again at their home for breakfast and a mountain hike with the entire family, Vincent, Marie, Alexia, Madlyn, Lars, Micke and me. I posted many photos from the same route in my October 23rd entry if you would like to see the scenery. ...
This weekend was very special for us. Yesterday we had the surprise arrival of Lars' youngest son Mikael. And Marie's birthday is on Sunday, so on Saturday a special luncheon at their home was planned.
We spent the morning showing Micke the apartment that we are hoping to buy and then we drove to Aigues in the afternoon to have an early celebration of Marie's ...
... conditions give it so many different appearances. Here's a bit of information from Wikipedia. I especially like the legends connected with the physical characteristics of the terrain.
It is a mountain forming part of the Prebaetic System in the southeast of Spain. With an altitude of 1,406 metres (4,613 ...