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... just a little village. So immigrants have played a major role in making this the city as it is, and I must say that, although of course there’s not much here for tourists to see, it is a very decent looking place to live. I ponder on this as I sit in a corridor next to a plaza shaded by vines, watching Spanish and African boys play football together. Across the street men in djellabas head to a discreet mosque somewhere. No Islamic call to prayer echoing across the ...
... for six months of winter.
Our fingers were firmly crossed that we'd be able to anchor this time, as once again there weren't any particularly helpful marinas around, but this time we were lucky. The crescent bay on the east side of the cape was perfectly sheltered, with beautifully warm water and an empty but rather beautiful ...
... in recent years. It almost appears the city fathers decided to update and rebuild the main street to facilitate traffic flow – and they have done that well.
We found a great central market place where fruit and veges, fresh meat and fish, flowers and deli products are sold. Again, it is in a modern style but the sights and smells when you enter the market are overpowering.
It being Saturday, it must be the day ...
Sat., Sept. 13, 2014
We did our own walking tour today in Almeria, Spain which consisted of touring the Alcazaba fortress which is one of the biggest fortresses ever built by the Arabs in Spain. We walked the downtown and harbour areas returning to the ship for sail-away at 4:00 pm. +30 again today so tried to soak it all up!
Sun., Sept. 14, 2014
Today is our 3rd sea day - another beautiful day relaxing on-board - travel distance to Valletta, Malta is 863 nautical miles.
... feelings of guilt as Pete drinks his zero zero brew while the rest of us quaff the real stuff. Then he does enjoy the late night brandy back on the terrace in the moonlight. And, of course, our enjoyment was made even greater by the England win against Switzerland which we watched the second half of with both goals! Drunk a toast to absent friends and family and Danny ...