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Monsoon Weather

A storm of heroic proportion rolled in around lunchtime. Rain teemed down and the wind lashed the palm trees like a scene from Key Largo. Fortunately we were inside the Marina bar at the time, midway through our pasta of … Continue reading

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Making a Start

Remembering the cold miserable April weather of previous years, we delayed our departure for Italy till May, to be met by blue skies and sunshine, the roadside verges livid with fluttering poppies. Lyra was not coated in red dust either. … Continue reading

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Moving On

Although the marina development at Benalmadena is huge and although we were tucked in round the back of a solid pontoon, the effect of swell from the west sets the boats rocking there. For most of our stay the wind … 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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Rain

It began raining before dawn. We woke to a pleasant pattering on the hatch above, which soon turned to a persistent drumming. There was a sound of water spilling in and we raced to close the toilet vents. Rivulets of … Continue reading

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Vilanova to Vilagarcia

It is raining, the sound is pattering on the roof, bringing back memories of many a caravan holiday. Yesterday was entirely different, with blazing sunshine. We took advantage of the weather by doing our washing. ┬áJohn filled up the two … Continue reading

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