Mon 21/11/16: After a very wet rainy night the day started grey as well with weak sunshine trying it’s best to prevail and so we headed off to the nearby port for 2nd coffee and to decide what options there were for the day for us to do. As we drank our coffee the weak sunshine seemed to be winning over the grey clouds and we decided as we were armed with para-aquas to walk … [Read more...] about Pukka Pies
Archives for November 2016
Mon 14/11/16: With David tearing me off Alison and Cath’s (Beasties) ankles we bade a tearful farewell on my part anyway, but my despair was soon lifted by an earring purchase just along the way (sorry Cath, found the market in the end!) and we collected NiKi from its service in one piece and he positively hummed along the route into the countryside just down from … [Read more...] about Sore Bums & Full Tums
We have spent the past few days in the mountains exploring and cycling the area and touring the Pueblos Blancos, (White Villages) Though we are less than 50 miles from Marbella, it seems were a million miles from the costas. The scenery and the places we visit are remote and truly beautiful. The prices and food are wonderful. In our lovely van we can get to these places … [Read more...] about Via Verde de la Sierra and Pueblos Blancos. Motorhome Bliss.
The route this week. As we now head south again after our circle with the journey coming to a close we are now mainly on re-visits. Therefore the question is “Is the 2nd cup of tea or gin & tonic ever as good as the first” Mon 07/11/16: After a very cold night with the water bottle back in operation we got the bikes down and made the 14k ride into Cabra. The … [Read more...] about Déjà vu
Mon 31/10/16: After a few Happy birthday greetings to those Halloween birthday witches and wizards we settled down to a lovely pancetta sandwich for breakfast- the pancetta being part of our F&S leaving food parcel and I have to say very nice it was too. The sun was shining again and so we hopped on our steely trusty mules and cycled to see the nearby cave … [Read more...] about Chocolate for Breakfast
Spain is full of contrasts, though many of you have been to Spain on holiday, most have not as yet ventured inland where some of the true treasures are to be found. During the 10 months we have been in Spain we have visited many of these treasures. Thus far we have not been the best at showing you them. So we hope you will enjoy these pictures and musings from our latest … [Read more...] about Úbeda and Baeza, we think our 21st UNESCO site in Spain