Sun 22/05/16: Hopped on our bikes first thing or rather what is first thing in motorhome life after boiling kettles, juicing oranges and then doing ones ablutions which usually brings us to 11 before we actually get out and start whatever we are doing for the day. Which is no real problem as we have no schedule to meet. We wanted just to see a bit further down the valley before … [Read more...] about Cherries and Tripe
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Extremadura has thrown up may surprises, but cherries were not one of them, Karen loves them so we visited the premier cherry producing area of Spain, The Valle de Jerte, so she could indulge her passion. Spain has had the wettest spring in years so the crop is weeks late. But she was happy with the first pickings of this year’s crop. It is amazing to see mile after mile of … [Read more...] about Cherries to Classic cars Jerte to Hervas
Sun 15/05/16: After an exciting night of taking the van apart to retrieve the mobile phone a morning of adventure began when David decided to blow up his bicycle tyre. How I hear you ask, well David does actually quite like blowing things up but that as they say is another story. To be fair to him he was just doing some maintenance on the bikes before we did a ride … [Read more...] about Vultures and Valleys
Sun 08/05/16: And still it rained during the night and into to the morning with no let-up according to the weather channels. We could not stay in any longer without the high certainty of murder between us and so seeing a brief window of opportunity the bikes were taken down and made ready with the encouragement of a visit to a golf course for David we headed off, … [Read more...] about Liquid Gold………………….Lemons that is
The fun and high jinx’s of last night might never again be attained so exciting they were, almost up there with the Eurovision song contest. What do we do with our evenings and how do we not kill each other are questions often asked. Well depending on where we are and what local amenities there might be, we usually have an evening walk to a local bar, have a couple of drinks … [Read more...] about Saturday Night Entertainment
OK it may seem like the dullest subject in the world but if you are in a motorhome it is important, VERY important. For those of you in Ireland who think that paying for water is not on, get a grip and anyway you are really pay for the c**p to be taken away. So what is the story, our lovely Elddis Encore can carry 100 litres of water. Given that in the UK an … [Read more...] about Fresh Water, and Grey and Black Waste the topic of champions.
And never came back again! Mon 02/05/16: Headed back home to Spain after our short ‘holiday’ in Portugal making a lovely if not slightly long drive down and across country. So far south in fact that we were just 40k’s short of Seville again. In fact given the weather that was ahead of us a trip further south might have been a good idea, but No we headed on to our town of … [Read more...] about This little piggy went to market……
Sun 24/04/16: So what could be finer than starting your Sunday with eggs and bacon, well for me anyway for David a bacon roll and then a long walk in the National Park Cabaneros. This is a small park just down from Toledo and a lot of its visitors are from there at the weekend. We opted to do a walk up the nearby mountain as recommended by the waiter, checking out … [Read more...] about Foreign Muck!!