Casa de los Bates
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... that proved problematic so took a taxi. The bus ride from Motril to Granada took us through some lovely scenery. We wentthrough parts of the Sierra Nevada.
After over an hour we were in Granada. We were planning on visiting the Alhambra on
Monday morning but after having spoken to one of the Tourist Information officers we decided to give it a go in the afternoon (after lunch).
The Alhambra, the Alcazabra and the ...
Well, I have got the blue sky! When we were planning this trip it was one of the main incentives, blue sky, warm temperatures, of course good food, wine and ice cool Sam Miguel, got it all now!
Experience, we have done this sort of trip now since 2006 and we think we know it all! Fuel is easy these days as one can even use the CB (carte blue) option on fuel pumps where there is no accueil with staff. However, each company seems to have a subtlety different ...
... like "never again" and "twice in a lifetime experience" come to mind.
After what seems an age, we're past the bad step and back on the track near the helipad. It's gone 4.30pm and there's still 90 minutes or more to go. Including the reascent to Puerto Blanquillo - not a welcome thing for tired legs. But at least we can now put one foot in front of the other now, in something resembling a normal style of walking.
We're only about 20 minutes away from ...
... I insisted he shave his beard off. He looks a lot less like one of those Gibraltar apes now, thankfully.
We're were having a simple tea tonight to use up the last of the Spanish English bacon however we have had an egg crisis: we found them broken in bottom of the fridge! So it looks like we are eating out again - terrible isn't it? Before we go to look for ...
... dinners. It is still really hot here, but there is a lovely cool sea breeze.
Having embraced the Spanish practice of siesta, we decided to try the evening 'paseo' (walk) as well. Often taken around 8:00pm, this seemed particularly appropriate here because there is a very pleasant palm-lined footpath/cycle promenade at this beach. We didn't encounter any other foreigners while we were at this ...