We have been on the Costa's for a few weeks now whilst we have been fortunate to have both family and friends visit and stay, a treat for us both. Summer has begun here and the weather has finally taken the turn to match it with us both feeling the heat, something I have to say I thought we would be doing much earlier, but like the world over the weather is doing exactly what … [Read more...] about On the Costa
Archives for June 2016
Before we set off in NiKi we visited the Camping and Caravanning Show at the NEC in October 2015. Like all people new to anything, we were like children in a candy store and bought many items for the forthcoming adventure. One of which was a Snooper Ventura S6800 Sat-Nav made especially for Caravanners and Motorhome owners. It has all the ASCI, Alan Rogers, … [Read more...] about Win a copy of CoPilot Caravan Satnav App. A Grey Gapper review
After a very pleasant day cycled around the area of Santiago de la Ribera and an even more pleasurable evening with Auntie Francis and Stan where again we were treated to wonderful home cooked food and beautiful wines so drama unfolded as we made for home some 5k’s away. Rather than cycle back again to NiKi in the dark and it being slightly later than the previous … [Read more...] about KEY JINX
Tues 14/06/16: Both woke wondering whether Mick would ever make it back out of Spain, but after a quick chat with him he confirmed that he was booked out again on a morning flight which after a bit of a delay and a very near even further delay- where a ‘day trip’ passenger wished to get back of the plane Mick finally made it back to good old Blighty- with many fond … [Read more...] about Full English
Time to leave Madrid, a truly lovely city where we had spent a lovely day with new friends made on this journey and then to make our way back towards Valencia and to spend a weekend with 6 of our friends from home. The first who have made the journey to come and visit us and share part of this adventure with us. Denia was our chosen resort with David finally getting to play … [Read more...] about Friends and Food
We are 5 months on the road today, and it is still an adventure with each day bringing something new. So what have we done? We have driven 6,300 miles. If you want to see the route, click here it is fully up to date. Cycled at least 1,200 kilometres Walked about 10 km a day on average. Used 1222 litres or just under 269 Imperial gallons of diesel. Total cost … [Read more...] about 5 Months into the adventure today!
Sun 29/05/16: Time to leave La Alberca and move onto Salamanca but not before Alberca can give us one more last throw of the dice with its Corpus Christi celebration and parade. It’s lovely to be in a small town to see this type of thing as you can get very close and personal to it and even though it was raining all the locals around the Plaza Mayor and beyond … [Read more...] about Madrid Magic!