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Old Bloke that doesn't know when to stop

Day 43 – La Veulta – Hotel life, We could get use to this

As mentioned in our last post, we have booked into a hotel for our last night in Spain, it’s just as well as it poured with rain all afternoon and night. Here is a view of the hotel from the … Continue reading

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Day 42 – La Veulta – rain and sickness

Today both Bettie and I have been feeling ill, headaches and pain, hopefully it is 24 hour flu. I also have been having a problem with my inner ear. If I turn over or stand up to quickly I get … Continue reading

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Day 41 – La Veulta – One of my Golfing hero’s, A plate of Winkles and Mum and Dad

Today I had a plan to ride around the bay at Santander and visit the birth place of Severiano Ballesteros, Pedreña. “Seve” as he was know by the world. He was one of the games most flamboyant golfers. Once in … Continue reading

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Day 40 – La Veulta – And it’s good night from me and good night from her. Someone stole the water in the pool!!!

It was a slow day today. We walked into town for some supplies and found ourselves in a bar drinking a very nice Vino Blanco. Then back to the campsite for a late lunch and a planned swim. Only to … Continue reading

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Day 39 – La Veulta – On the buses returns for a 2018 rerun.

Yes we have been on the bus today. Santander has a visitors bus that you can hop on and off at any of the 10 stops. It also has a running commentary so you can discover the delights of Santander. … Continue reading

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Day 38 – La Veulta – Nothing to report, you ain’t seen me right?

Today has been a read your book by the tent day. Although Bettie did make me move the tent. Apparently it doesn’t get enough of the morning sun. Good news on the swimming front, I managed to double yesterdays distance … Continue reading

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Day 37 – La Veulta – Europe won the Ryder Cup, will they let the UK play next time?

Bettie and I had a nice pootle into Santander for lunch and a quick bout of site seeing. We also checked out the port for next week’s ferry crossing. The weather for the first time was on the cool side … Continue reading

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