Monthly Archives: May 2014

Black Gold

Marmite that is, not Texas tea. Although the magic of the black jar allows for infinite scrapings our supply was coming perilously close to exhaustion. Things had reached such a pass, we had resorted to eating healthy fruit and yogurt … Continue reading

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Time Passes

Saturday was spent doing chores and stocking up with provisions. That evening was the Champions League final, between Real and Athletico Madrid. I expected to be spending it in a bar full of Spanish men, but the skipper turned television … Continue reading

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Jerez

On Friday we were still in tourist mode, setting off once again on the train to Seville, but this time only going a few stops down the line to Jerez. We were looking forward to looking round the palace there, … Continue reading

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Seville Day 2

Day two started with bath two and then we checked out and left our bag as before, before heading off to the café on the corner, this time for breakfast proper. John had Barcelona toast with air dried ham with … Continue reading

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Seville Day 1

We cheated and took the train to Seville and, treat of treats, stayed overnight in a hotel, because the journey was quite a long one. We were across a small square from the cathedral, looking at its impressive bell tower. … Continue reading

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Cadiz

The Marina Puerto America is built in the remains of an old fish dock and they have been careful not to change the ambience of the place. Manoeuvring is tight, but John’s steering was spot on and our lines were … Continue reading

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We are now in Spain and finally are back on line after a long delay, so have quite a bit of catching up to do. We stayed in Vilamoura longer than planned due to the weather. The forecast was for … Continue reading

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