Finca Cortesin Hotel, Golf & Spa
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... say when you are not sure of the exact timeframe), when the French battled the English with bows and arrows, it was the custom for the victor to cut off those two fingers of the vanquished, so they could no longer shoot the arrow from the bow. So when the victors returned home, they would raise those two fingers to show they still had ...
We decided to explore the Pueblos blancos (whitewashed hill
town) Casares as had heard of its village charm less touched by tourism in
comparison with others in our area. The drive was rather easy on the AP-7 which
is the toll road that runs across the Costa del Sol, sometimes running along
the coast with views of Mediterranean sea. To our pleasant surprise no traffic
whatsoever, sometimes we were the only ones on the road. However, if you want
... of Gibraltar, and we were greeted to wonderful view of the Iberian coast, as well as the northern tip of Morocco, which was clear and visible from the top. The view was exhilarating, unfortunately the same can't be said for the monkeys, one of whom gave Dad a nudge on the way past, and another who jumped about a metre and a half up to another ledge spoiling our photo!
We had lunch in a café at the top of the rock, and after making our way back ...
... family visiting from Austria. Our driver, Nick, grew up in the area and was very knowledgeable. I was great having him as a tour guide. The first stop was the Caves of St Michael. For those of you from New Mexico, it's a lot like Carlsbad Caverns, however,I this in the rock above the ground. The cave has been turned into a music hall due to its acoustics. There are nightly performances by the orchestra. The cave is immense. Picture a 300 seat auditorium in ...
... filled with stalactites and such. We almost didn’t go in but figures since it was included in our ticket, why not? It was totally awesome. Never would have thought these types of formations would exist on this huge piece of mountain. Yes, its was a bit corny but still worth the time and steps. On the other side of the mountain are the Siege tunnels. Hand carved/ blasted tunnels ...