Category Archives: sight seeing

Ronda

There is only one train a day to Ronda and we were up early to make sure to be on it. The journey itself is a treat. At first you travel through neat orange groves, where the soil is the … Continue reading

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Malaga

There are a number of places to visit inland from Benalmadena. The launch point for these trips is Malaga, which itself had a number of attractions, so on our first full day we took a taxi to the centre of … Continue reading

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Sunday Market

We woke to blue skies. At the end of the marina a market was spread along the walkway in front of the restaurants. Shoe shops, leather goods, sparkly jewellery and ladies clothing in a variety of man made fabrics lined … Continue reading

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Estepona

Estepona is a lovely spot. On arrival, we had been pleasantly surprised by the pretty marina front, with its blue and white paintwork and peaceful atmosphere. From the range of attractive restaurants we chose an Italian on the upper level … Continue reading

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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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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 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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