Monthly Archives: February 2012

Goodbye Sea, Hello Hills – The Road to Granada

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A Wonderfully Craggy Valley, near Otivar, Andalucia

An unexpected gale leads to a sleepless last night on the Costa Tropical, but the following days drive north through to Alpajurras hills towards Granada is a striking combinations of vertiginous mountain passes and rolling plains with the Sierra Nevada as a backdrop.

A Night Out With Gerry and the Pacemakers

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After a dull day (laundry etc) this evening was an introduction to life on the Costas. Malcolm, our resident ‘Happy Camper’ offered a lift into Almunicar, so Mel went along for shopping and coffee whilst I dealt with the washing and dysfunctional dryer. Thankfully the afternoon failed to meet the expectations of the weather forecasters and exceeded the capabilities of… Read more »