Mon 24/10/16: After a lovely weekend getting back in touch with my wrist again and doing what gentle exercise I thought was appropriate for it we got the call to say I had a proper physio session that afternoon at four. This is beyond any coverage on our health insurance cards and our insurance cover does exactly the opposite of that- it doesn’t cover it. … [Read more...] about Squashed Up!
Archives for October 2016
Mon 17/10/16: So after the ‘poo gate’ moment and a lovely time in Alicante it was as promised time to move on, for David it was shoe shop time. Yes people, not Karen wanting shoe shop moment but as ever David and his desire for walking shoes and boots so the shoe capital of Spain was headed for – Elche. After a tour of many a shop David decided there was nothing for him other … [Read more...] about Hands Free
Thurs 13/10/16: Valderrobres. Our overnight Aire stop after our cava tasting tour. Valderrobres is another Bonito village and the Aire is on the river just outside the walled town so a lovely spot. Parts of the town were bonito and others really needed some money and restoration done on them, but like so many places in Spain there is only so much money, time etc to go around. … [Read more...] about Poo-Gate
We have spent a great few weeks in fact a month in the area around and including Barcelona. During that time we have met up with great friends of old from home and have made great friends of new as well on our travels. We have also been fortunate to have some great cava tastings as well that dispel all thoughts of cava as being a cheap champagne option. It's not here at all … [Read more...] about Great Hosts
July, August and September, the absolute summer months in Spain and those months most dreaded by many for being the busiest, hottest and costly. Were they? Yes in answer to all 3. Did we manage? Yes of course and we like all the other months have thoroughly enjoyed them. For the best part the 2nd quarter of our trip passed relatively smoothly apart from a very poor Spring … [Read more...] about “The Lady in a Van” 3 quarters of the way in
We for the past eight months on the road have had a blissful time on the road no problems really, but there have been some. Problems are part of being on the road long term, resolving them is part of the fun. Any doubts ask a fellow motorhomer, they will help. In February we had Karen’s electric bike being stolen in Malaga from outside the outside the Malaga tourist office. … [Read more...] about More on mini disasters in a motorhome.
Mon 26/09/16: Up and time to leave Dali’s car park and head on but not before finishing the lovely coastal walk we had started the day before. In true good Spanish fashion the 3 establishments in total that might have served us our morning coffee or indeed incoming Dali tourists some lunch were all shut on this fine Monday morning and so we held no hope for any refreshment at … [Read more...] about Home Alone