Category Archives: Travel

A few hours on the rock.

It was the last day of our tour of Andalucía and another early start to the day, but we were used to it by now. We left Seville and headed for the coast and the port of Ajeciras and on … Continue reading

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A brief visit to Seville.

It was another early start as we boarded our coach and headed towards Seville. We journeyed through the Andalucian countryside stopping off at Ecija, which is known as the City of the Sun or the City of the Towers. There … Continue reading

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A day in Cordoba

It was day three of our tour of Andalucía and another early breakfast. We were on the coach at 8.15am and heading north along the N432. Our route took us through an Olive Oil producing area. There were thousands of … Continue reading

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Granada and the Alhambra Palace.

The highlight of our visit to Granada was a tour of the Alhambra Palace. It is one of the most important architectural structures of the Middle Ages and a fine example of Islamic art. We had set out early so … Continue reading

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Highlights of Andalucia

We had booked our first ever coach tour when we had been told we would see the highlights of Andalucía and learn about the culture of the area. What could we expect. We flew into Malaga and were transferred to … Continue reading

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Help, I am lost !

I was approaching the end of my holiday in Annecy and realised that I had not been on a proper walk. So, I went to the tourist information office and picked up a couple of leaflets on local walks in … Continue reading

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A half day in Chamonix

During our holiday in Annecy we made a trip out to Chamonix. The high spot, literally, of our visit was a cable car ride up to the Aiguille du Midi at 3842 m. The first section took us from 1030m … Continue reading

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A meal with a view

We were in Annecy and had done the tour of the lake so it was now time to explore. At the Tourist Information Office I had been given details of a bus service that would take us high into the … Continue reading

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En Vacances, Annecy.

It was way back in 2000 that we had our first holiday in France. We love our lakes and mountains holidays so we chose Lake Annecy in the Haute-Savoie region of SE France. What could we expect? We flew into … Continue reading

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Sanchet. Polop to Finestrat.

I awoke to clear skies and I was picked up by Neil and Vanessa at 9.00am. Our plan was to do a linear walk from Sanchet to Finnestrat. approx. 16km. Vanessa drove out along the CV 70 towards Polop before … Continue reading

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