Hostal Alfonso Viii
Travel Blogs from Alcaraz
Seemingly forever battling with the work/living/happiness ratio thus far, continually searching for job satisfaction, continually being told not to expect so much; I have trundled on regardless through several career changes, two degrees, one business venture yet never staying in a job more than 14 months in 20 years.
But with teaching its different, I love it! I have discovered that job satisfaction does exist but that it ...
A super camping spot amongst the trees, high up in the hills with bright sunlight, a cool breeze and amazing trees for shade and shelter. There is an excellent website for Despenaperros Natural Park, Andalucia with excellent information on the park that describes the area in which we are camping. Another and longer visit is planned! Surrounded by a superb group, a large group, of azure winged magpies, feeding on grasshoppers at the ...
... manage to bite in devious places (soles of feet and between fingers) has water in it all year round and also a huge statue of a fish poking through its surface.
There are teenagers riding around on motos and canoodling in parks, I even saw two bicycles on their sides by a bunch of bushes, their leaves shaking with canoodlations! There are well kept parks lined with white flowers and enormous cypress trees and others the roots of which Hobbits could take up residence in. ...
... point where less than 3% of the
animals on the planet are actually wild animals.
Moving further into Spain some observations:
The bigger towns have an industrial look about
them, even the coastal resort towns,
A lot of industrial buildings, apartments,
houses are abandoned or not completed,
Not as many people own dogs in Spain as France which
equals less dog ***** ...
... we had to breath in to queeze through some of them, made Helen squeal! We visited three or four shops by the time we had found everything, found a little panaderia which looked like it was in someone’s outhouse. We stopped in the Plaza Mayor for a café con leche, the old Spanish men have a great life in these small towns, sitting around the plazas chatting and laughing, they seem to spend all day moving around from one group of men to ...
Other places to stay in Alcaraz
Carretera de Jaen Km. 278, Alcaraz | Hotelfrom $82