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... code for dinner tonight is black tie everyone is looking real smart in their finery. Polished off a bottle of a very nice Côte du Rhone at dinner then had a few more drinks and off to the syndicate quiz. Were invited to join a team of two couples from Wales but did not bring them much luck. Midnight snack at the buffet cafe then off to bed with another day at sea ahead before we reach Barcelona. Put clocks forward by one hour ...
... and working every evening when the sun goes down. Dancing til sunrise in nightclubs under the bull-ring. Meeting a Prince from Ghana. Powdering my nose in the ceiling painted Tocador of the Casino. Listening to DJs playing 80s retro accompanied by classical violinists. Being serenaded by a 21-year-old Argentinian in the Plaza de las Flores.
3 foot 9 x 2.5 hours a week is a small price to pay, and I'm no maths teacher.
... probably no swimming at all.
Nonetheless, we were exhausted and relieved to make it to Cartagena at last the next day (quite early on, as our anchorage was only about three hours away). The sun was bright and hot, the sky blue, there were palm trees all around and there's both a museum and a concert hall right next to the marina.
We'd chosen a great week to arrive, as Cartagena was partway through its annual festival ...
... of the very few Ex-Pat residents there. Their very occasional zimmerframed and white-haired wanderings around the complex just adding to the zombiehood.
We had a lovely dinner that first Sunday and I felt so lucky that day, singing in the shower, getting ready to be picked up and driven out there to be cooked for. Added to the perfect picture was that I was being driven there by the Dude of the group. Jack is half Brummie, half Murcian and bilingual as a result. He is a ...
Spanish Pyrenees, National Parks, Observations, Climate
Crossing back and forth between France and Spain we have
seen a good deal of the Pyrenees range of mountains.
The National Parks contain the best scenery, and it is some
of the best in the world, but unfortunately when these parks were established
everybody was in line for their chop. The locals still wanted to graze their
cattle, sheep, goats, ...