Tag Archives: Sant Carles

Return to Spain

We arrived back in Spain to warm weather, but with a humid atmosphere heavy with the threat of thunder. The weather forecast for the week ahead was not very comforting; storms in the Gulf of Leon were sending wind and … Continue reading

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Burriana Nova

It took a while to write the last epic post, but this one will be brief. In the meantime we have revisited Burriana Nova, which was as deserted as we remembered, the lazy lines were still disgusting and the staff … Continue reading

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A Walk in the Rice Fields

Shore-bound still as a result of the fall out from big storms in the Gulf of Leon, we decided to go for a walk into the countryside of the Ebro Delta. We have not tried this before as the roads … Continue reading

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The weather at the end of the week was predicted to become very windy, twenty and thirty knots, with gusts of up to fifty. On Monday we took the decision to stay here, where we had a nice town in … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Destiny

Our second anchor practise has yet to take place. I woke early and fretted about it a while. I had a look out of the porthole; the mountains were hidden by low cloud and the view out towards the lagoon … Continue reading

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Travels in a Small Dinghy

Arriving back from the washrooms this morning, I discovered John at the end of the boat rapidly disappearing behind the dinghy he was busily inflating. Dinghy trial today, I thought. We have yet to use the dinghy in anger, but … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting

We spent the day planning our voyage, sat majestically in the library here in Sant Carles marina. The library is a glass cube overlooking the swimming pool on one side and the boats and bar on the others. Comfy sofas … Continue reading

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