Northwards for Easter Weekend Las Alcazares & La Marina

Our stopover at Las Alcazares was in the commercial aire GPS N37 45’49.75 W00 49’48.98 at a cost of 14 euros a night (11 without electric). We decided to push the boat out though for an investment of 3 euros and get everything charged up. No sooner were we plugged in than every socket was…

Catching up with friends from the UK in Vera Playa

19th – 20th March 2016 Ironically this time last year whilst visiting Spain we met with our friend Mags as she just happened to be out in Mojacar at the same time as we were and was staying in the hotel next door to ours. I wonder what the odds were for us meeting up…

Moving North Torrox, Almerimar & San Miguel

16th March – 18th March 2016   Although the weather is generally better the further south you are in Spain at this time of year, we are continuing our journey north towards Alicante, our destination for our habitation service on the 28th March. From Fuengirola we headed past Malaga to Torrox. Having visited the area…

Celebrating Pauls ½ century in Fuengirola Spain

After a couple of nights near Gib our next task was to find somewhere to stay for a few days to celebrate Paul’s 50th Birthday. As his birthday falls on the 15th March for 8 or so years he’s always spent it working at the Ideal Home show in London. This year not only did…

A long drive to Gibraltar

After around 4 ½ hours non stop driving we finally decided to stop over near Gibraltar. As we had heard that its easier to stay near the port and walk across that’s what we did. We bypassed the parking right next to the border and drove round the back to the marina (which was a…

Adios Portugal – Hola Spain

Vila Real de Santo Antonio Aire 4.50 euros GPS N37.19955 W7.4153 Weather Breezy and dry 14 degrees We will soon be saying our goodbyes to Portugal and making our way quite rapidly through Spain for our rendezvous point just south of Alicante for our motorhome service on 28th March. This will mean a few long…

Four places in one day

Albufeira – Olhao – Fuseta – Barril Beach 7th and 8th March 2016 We have had a slight change of plan – before leaving the UK we had asked Bailey if we could have our 1st habitation service done overseas to maintain the warranty. The answer was “yes” but the choices of where to have…

Being tourists in Albufeira

4th – 7th February 16 Albufeira Parque Da Palmeira GPS N37.09829 W8.24339 8 euros per night. Great Aire with spacious marked out pitches. Very clean showers although they were only tepid. Weather 4th dry and bright 14 degrees 5th Cloudy with a couple of light showers 6th Dry and bright 16 degrees Had we have…

The forecast is sunshine so we’re heading for the beach

29th Feb 16 – 3rd March 16 Ferragudo Algarve Weather day 1 17 degrees and sunny Day 2 19 degrees and sunny Before leaving Silves we had some jobs to do, so after the usual emptying of waste water and loo facilities which were available on the free aire next to where we had parked…