Las Acacias Hostal
Travel Blogs from Málaga
On the way we stopped at Mijas for a bit and than drove through the mountains to Marbella. The weather was rather strange, a lot if wind and temperatures of around 25 which is pretty cool for here at this time of year. We walked through the little streets of the old town which was real nice and walked down to the boulevard following the beach for a bit. But as the wind was to fresh we went back up and had some lunch on a little square before ...
... the water a comfortable temperature. However, when I tried to get into the waves, the sand changed to small pebbles under my feet, very hard to balance on and the water plunged suddenly from shallow to deep. The surf was also a little rough, so I had a very short dip!
We managed to raise ourselves for a leisurely lunch of scrumptious provolone cheese fried in ...
... were fire helicopters and planes flying in relay trying to dowse the flames in support of the two hundred or so bomberos (firefighters) on the ground. This went on for about 9 hours . The aircraft did not stop until nightfall and re started on the embers at dawn the following day. It was incredible to watch the low flying aircraft (17 in total ) negotiating the flames, the smoke, the mountains and each other. They were flying ...
... finish but eventually gave up and bought some umbrellas so that we could get back to the hotel relatively dry-ly.
After a stop to rest up and maybe nap a little, it was time to explore Malaga! Apparently, Malaga is almost 28 centuries old and is one of the oldest cities in the world. o: I guess part of that history is in sites like Alcazaba, a ruined fortress in Malaga that we didn't get to see today. We instead decided to go to the ...
... and filled the rest with white chocolate ice cream. The Blanco y Negro is born.
At the hostel we had an interesting run in with a drunk roommate and a socially awkward Spaniard with a few loose screws, who had consumed enough liquid courage to come and chat with us about how awesome Spain was and that we could absolutely NOT miss going to the Kitten Coast, the best beaches in the world and lots of Kittens. A few loose screws and a short circuit I ...
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