Finca Retama Farmstead
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... and enjoy their Sunday evening. They seem to be relatively poor, simple folks-- and despite being a small town with few job opportunities there seem to be a lot of young folk here. Back at the train station, I ask some of the locals about this. They told me that folks here work seasonal jobs in the orchards, and a lot of them also head down to the Costa del Sol to work during the summer months. Jimena is definitely still very much alive and people here seem to love their ...
... of the sights and came across some castle ruins. The view from the top was even better than the one from the tea house so I sat for a while under a tree and chomped on an apple. I made my way to the Casa del Rey Moro (old mine and gardens). The gardens weren't much but the view was stunning. This whole town is built on cliff edges. I have no idea why or how they did this but it makes for a great photo. There was no one else around so I crept down the mine alone, ...
... end of possible alliterations about my Wildly Wandering Walks Wound Wonda, I did the next best thing and found another bar gazing over the ravine and sat pondering over a cold one.
Another failed attempt to raise J saw me make a quick return to the viewing areas I'd seen earlier in the day followed by my passing back over the bridge towards the apartment and while mid crossing J sighted me and welcomed me with an open door and open arms. It seems, she'd been inside the ...
... as a list of potential mutual friends and/or relations are named, to no avail of course. I tell a lie, there is one "hit" an aunt of the fellow passenger worked as Matron at South Tyneside Hospital, and was known to Kathleen from her nursing days..
Monday 24th February 2014
Rain overnight, but by morning, we are back to blue skies.
... glasses, which is not very reassuring.
It turns out fine, but, a bit short, well, very short. But, as people do, when it is not their hair which has been shorn, Kathleen assures me "it will soon grow".
After the haircut, cleaning the outside of the van, I have to admit, it is very dirty after our long journey.
Wednesday 19th February - Friday ...