Treading old ground in Garrucha & Mojacar

9th – 12th February 2017 With heavy snow on the way we needed to make our way back down the mountain to avoid being caught up there without snow chains. As we are now covering some old ground in Spain we decided to make a cross country journey along the A92 for a change of…

Skiing in The Spanish Sierra Nevada Mountains

Although we awoke to a forecast of 20 degrees the following day we had planned to trek up to the Sierra Nevada ski region above Granada as the conditions and forecast for the next few days up there were also perfect. We had not skied for 4 years and in the interim Paul had had…

A Surprise Rendezvous

2nd – 6th February 2016 Whilst up in the mountains I’d received a text from a close friend of my sisters Angie asking if we were anywhere near Nerja as she was there visiting her brother, so as the weather was taking a turn for the worst in the hills we decided to head down…

Enjoying Spain’s stunning Scenery

Las Chappas, Caminito Del Rey and El Torcal 27th – 29th January 2017 Our week of partying with the pensioners had taken it’s toll and we were well and truly in need of a rest, so after seeing them off mid-afternoon we returned to the aire a la Cala to use the services then headed…

Our 1st Visitors -Let the mayhem commence

21st – 27th January 2017 To say I’ve been looking forward to seeing my Mum and Aunty Chris would be an understatement, but as their flight wasn’t due into Malaga until around 7pm I would have to be patient a little longer. With the day stretching ahead of us until their arrival we used it…

Warm Winter days!

11th – 13th January 2017 On leaving Olvera we took the road down past Ronda back towards the coast, other than spending the majority of the journey behind a lorry, it was uneventful and we reached the coast in just under 3 hours. Our  1st task was to go in search of gas to re-fill…