Uncle Joe Wed 17/2/16: A day of great excitement for me- a visit to the home of sherry Jerez and a visit to Gonzalez Byass. We caught the train from main town Seville, so an early start for us motorhomers and that’s not because we are lying in bed, but the day takes so much longer when toilet activities and breakfast all are more complicated, no switching on electric kettles … [Read more...] about Uncle Joe
Archives for February 2016
NiKi our lovely motorhome Has gas central heating, it works really well allowing for both hot water and a snug home. The gas also operates the fridge when we are not connected to the mains and lastly we have a gas hob and oven. So gas is vital for a happy home. So gas is vital for a happy motorhoming experience. What are the options? If you are going to travel only in … [Read more...] about Gappers on Motorhome Gas
Cycle Hell Having returned for a lovely few days in Cordoba which is a wonderful historic city with so much to see and do, plus a source of Indian food! We decided today, Saturday that we would do quite a long cycle to a town nearby recommended by the campsite host- to be fair she did not recommend to cycle just the fact it was a lovely place to see- it was I, Karen who got … [Read more...] about Cycle Hell
So what have the Gappers been up to this week? As you know we moved to Seville, and we have only one recommendation if you have never been here, go. Karen will be covering the food side of our stay and for a change, I will let the pictures paint you a picture. We would love feedback from you. We have been asked to make the posts shorter and more regular, and … [Read more...] about Seville, a jewel of Spain and Jerez, producer of some of the world’s finest wines.
Chip Buttie! What you shout after just 6 weeks and you have gone back to your roots and on the chip butties, or as you might say at least for one of us it might have been a vindaloo, but No we haven’t gone English just yet, not that a chip buttie was one of my things but I know for many it’s an absolute delight. Wed 10/2/16: Return from carnival and we had in our … [Read more...] about Chip Buttie!
Little Urchin! And there they were everywhere the dreaded sea urchin in the busy carnival streets of Cadiz. Not at all where I was expecting to see these delicacies and certainly not on the street corners alongside the candy floss and bucket loads of sweets that seem to accompany this amazing annual carnival. This was a ‘not to be missed’ carnival we were told by some, … [Read more...] about Little Urchin!
After our very quick visit to Esepona we revisited Bolonia as the Roman ruins we could not see were open. So below is a selection of photos of the site. Carnival Cadiz 2016 After this we returned to Vejer to regroup before heading to Cadiz for ‘Carnival’, all we knew before we went, was it was the largest ‘Carnival’ in Spain, and Eva our host in … [Read more...] about Carnival 2016
As the advert asked – well on Tuesday of this week we were certainly chipped or patatas out! Mon 1/2/16: And a big hooray for those finishing ‘dry’ January, not for me this year but congrats to those who did it or nearly did (H). For us a day of exploring Tarifa town, mainly the old part with its Moroccan influences in style and food. The plan being to stay and … [Read more...] about Daddy or Chips
Schools out So after two weeks at school attempting to learn some Spanish, we have found that in life nothing changes, it takes time and effort to learn a language. Our school La Janda (remember the J is a H in Spanish) was wonderful, with very helpful staff and we had a great teacher in Manuela. We were lucky enough to have her all to ourselves for the two … [Read more...] about Schools Out