Casa de los Bates
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... Apparently we took his table. He ordered a tapas that he then shared with all of us and the hour spent was quite fun...none of us could speak the language of the others but somehow we all understood what was being said or at least what was intended....I think!
Also finally put my feet in Spain's Mediterranean, cold though.
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 ...
... 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 ...
... make a fairly early start at 9.45am. There's an excellent parking place under a huge eucalyptus tree, which provides shade for about 4 vehicles - and I'm there in time to get one of the sought-after spaces. There is always some discarded footwear under this tree - the Chillar gives a hard time to cheap trainers and I suspect that quite a few people have decided, on returning here, that that was their last-ever walk and have chucked ...
... 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 ...