Monthly Archives: November 2012


We are in Camping Las Lomas, a site about 15 km East of Granada, in the Sierra Nevada, at just over 1000 metres. It rained at our level last night (Jim will be pleased to hear), and we have snow

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The Alhambra

Thursday 8th November. We left Cabo de Gata after a great couple of weeks, and having been made really welcome by the longer term residents at the campsite. We headed North for Granada and parked up in the Alhambra car

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

Isn’t Spanish difficult? We went in to this shop (tienda, f.) hoping to buy some ferrets and it turns out to be an ironmongers! Those of a scientific bent may be able to see the clue in the name. We

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Playa de Los Muertos

Monday November 5th. This is Playa de Los Muertos, between Agua Amarga and Las Carboneras, about 20 km East of where we are staying. The name means, I think, the Beach of the Dead. Maybe that was why it was

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Saturday Morning Fever

On Saturday Morning we cycled off to the market in the town next to the campsite…Cabo de Gata…and discovered a positive cornucopia of luscious fresh fruit and vegetables. Some of the booty. We went a bit mad and bought loads

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Friday November 2nd…We drove to Los Escullos, parked just past the Castillo de San Felipe, and walked about 10 km through a spectacular volcanic terrain, with the sea on our left, towards San Jose. Past an abandoned Guardia post. Until

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San Jose…. Startling Offer from young French Couple

Buoyed up financially by an unexpected second place in the quiz night in the campsite bar ( what English word has 6 a’s?, What is a clanky?, Is Fidel Castro still alive?……) we won €2 and I ventured in to

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Cabo de Gata

        On the 27th…..the Missus’ birthday….we drove along the Andalucian coast to Camping Cabo de Gata. This is a good site, on the Cabo de Gata peninsula, which extends East from Almeria. There is a little collection

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