We left Ronda for Malaga after a last coffee, accompanied by Sade’s “Smooth Operator“. Is it really 38 years ago ? I lied to you at the end of that last post, telling you we took the train just so I could squeeze in a random Don McLean reference but it was so long ago… Continue reading SHERRY FROM THE BARREL
Tag: Costa del Sol
“A LITTLE BIT OF ENGLAND” IN TORREMOLINOS
The weather on the Costa del Sol last week was a bit disappointing, but it wasn’t as bad as that forecast. And Mrs RM and I prefer to be able to wear 3 layers of clothing with pockets to carry panda pops bottles for our samples. Torre was the very embodiment of Saga, which I… Continue reading “A LITTLE BIT OF ENGLAND” IN TORREMOLINOS
TORREMOLINOS – TORTURE OR TREAT ?
Mrs RM’s main target on this Spanish trip, in the absence of Beer Guide ticks, was El Camanito del Rey, a walkway over a gorge that I guess is almost as thrilling as the bridge over the River Don into Kelham Island. But for now I don’t know as Mr Rey cancelled our trips on… Continue reading TORREMOLINOS – TORTURE OR TREAT ?
SARDINES AND SAN MIGUEL ON MALAGA BEACH
This morning’s post comes to you from historic Antequera Station, by common consensus the dullest in Spain. No cafe, no vending machine, nothing. The Oxenholme for the Lake District of the South, perhaps. There’s so much to see in Malaga Old Town, particularly in the religious shops. Or above it, as here. And the smell… Continue reading SARDINES AND SAN MIGUEL ON MALAGA BEACH
FONTS AND FREE TAPAS
Day 1 in Malaga. 12:30, time for lunch. Well, obviously that’s breakfast time in Spain, where everyone eats their tea at lunchtime. But the breakfast at B & B Hotel was a bit meagre, from the pastries and pate camp. Because we’d declined to have our room cleaned each night (Covid !) one breakfast was… Continue reading FONTS AND FREE TAPAS