Gran Sol Calpe
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Arrived at our destination, Altea on Saturday July 4. Stayed the first 4 nights with Percy , Simons buddy from school days, and his very gracious wife, Begonia. Their apt is located one block from the beach front. It has been kind of like summer camp. They have kept us entertained with home cooking, swimming, kayaking, picnics, sidewalk tapas, One evening we all went for an incredibly beautiful hike up the mountain to the lighthouse . Ending the evening at a restaurant on ...
Heading north to Valencia we stopped off in Rugat which is close to the climbing areas of Salem and Gandia.
Thankfully Salem has a number of walls which face East and North so we managed to get a full days climbing in and be in tne shade most of the day. Gandia was not quite so shady but we did manage a couple of hours in ...
... Altea, Alicante (N38 34'40" W0 3'54"). An ACSI site, initial thoughts are, it is a bit big, but, it is right on the beach, so, we will reserve judgement.
Altea is the next town north along the coast from Benidorm, but, it appears to be quieter, or, more boring, depending on your point of view.
Wednesday 19th March 2014
At the last site (Roquetas ...
... it tasted interesting, not bad but I couldn’t get my head around it being pumpkin.
Next stop was La Marina shopping center for a power shop. We had 1 hour so we split up to ensure we got what we needed. I found a great camera, and nice skirt, I have come to the conclusion I that it is impossible to buy suitable shorts in Spain...
Back at the horses I had a play with the new camera and got some cool horse photos of Pete and ...
... catches for the day and then saw the fish market in full swing. Have never seen so many differnt types of fish at one time. The market is on every day.
Every restaurant on the boulevard had fish dishes as their main cuisine (obviously).
Once I finished my walk I went back to the beach and as ...