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So, that was Malaga. And what did we think of it? Well, take Gibraltar, remove the rock create mountains at the rear of the town and there you are. Yup, it's another dump. There's a beach and it's very hot but that's it. Not that Min and I got off the boat to see for ourselves. We stayed on ship and enjoyed the luxury of having most of it to ourselves.
Elaine and David went ashore and met some friends for lunch at a restaurant in Malaga town. The friends ...
... we wanted to go to see it and be able to say “hey, we’ve been to Paris” - but truth be told….we haven’t had great luck in France (service, people, expense). I guess you hear so many stories of ****** service and angry-American-hating-French-folk, that it wasn’t really on the top of our “must see” list. But we were going to be in the neighborhood and figured let’s try it out.
We booked a place in Paris and made some plans ...
Before this blog descends into total chaos
about where we and what we have been doing and when we did it we thought it
best to pause, tell people where we are today and how we got here. Then, we
will go back and share some details that can be more thoughtful on our part and
hopefully more enjoyable for any readers. So here is the "Coles
Notes" version of the last two weeks.
Last days in Paris ...
... which at the moment is exclusively in the sea as none of the local pools open until the schools break up at the end of June. There are pros and cons to only being able to swim in the sea at this time of year. The main advantage is that you have the sea entirely to yourself - the reason for this however is that the sea surface temperature is too low for the locals to consider getting into for at least another month. ...
We were on the road by 10:45 am. The road passed by what looked like a bubble wrapped Spain. Acres and acres of plastic sheeting covering what we supposed were tomatoes, although it was impossible to be sure. Rob thought he saw a chilli pepper tent once so it's probably a variety of mixed salad vegetables that are being produced under that expanse of plastic.
Looking over to the right now ...