Monthly Archives: October 2014

Gibraltar – United Kingdom

Today we took a drive to Gibraltar which is about 20 minutes from where we are staying in Spain. Gibraltar is part of the United Kingdom and you have to cross the border and pass through customs to enter the … Continue reading

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Tangier – Morocco

Yesterday we drove to Tarifa which is about 50 minutes from where we are staying to catch the ferry to Tangier in Morocco. The stretch of water between the two countries at this point is only about 36km. The ferry … Continue reading

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San Roque Club – New Course, round 2, Cádiz – Andalusia, Spain

We booked a second round on the New Course at San Roque for today at 8.20am. They then emailed us to say that we would need to tee off at 8.40am as it would still be dark at 8.20am. They … Continue reading

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Yeguada de la Cartuja, Cádiz – Andalusia, Spain

Today we took a drive towards Jerez to see the Carthusian horse stud called Yeguada de la Cartuja which translates to Stud of the Charterhouse. The Carthusian horses are an Andalusian breed of horse as they descend from the Andalusia … Continue reading

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Ronda, Málaga – Andalusia, Spain

Today we took a drive to Ronda which is situated in a very mountainous area about 750m above sea level. We decided to take the scenic route through the mountains. We turned off the highway just before our normal EU2.00 … Continue reading

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Alcaidesa Golf Links Resort – Alcaidesa Links, Cádiz – Andalusia, Spain

Last night we went to Marbella and caught up with our friends from NZ, Bruce and Konnie who happened to be in the area. We had a lovely dinner at Paella’s Y Mas. I also spotted some very nice shops … Continue reading

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Puerto Banús, Málaga – Andalusia, Spain

We are still struggling with the fact that the sun does not rise here until about 8.25am. It rained quite heavily in the night and was quite cloudy when we woke up this morning adding to the darkness. After we … Continue reading

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