Puerto Pollensa 2016

This was to be a holiday of two halves. For the first week, we had the family with us, we were five adults plus our two-year-old grandson Leo. This is something we have always wanted to do, but only now, in retirement, can we afford to treat everyone. Week two was just myself and Kathryn; we walked and I hired a bike for three days. We jokingly said that we needed the second week to recover from the first.
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Spain – 2015

Olvera Two weeks in Olvera, a small town in Andalucia about 60 miles from the coast followed by Sevilla for a few days. We walked, we relaxed and I cycled whilst we soaked up the sights, sun and culture of Andalucia. Wednesday 4th November Today passed in a blur of lists and packing. The most notable achievement was fitting our car into our garage, something … Continue reading Spain – 2015

Tenerife – 2015

It’s a nice area and as I was going up & not down the views were very different. Felt strong on the climbs and heart rates were very low. Sat for a while in the sun taking in the stunning views whilst eating lunch. Came out onto the Tiede road at 950m and enjoyed the descent down to La Orotava which I last did slowly in the thick wet mist a few days ago. Continue reading Tenerife – 2015

Sorrento, Italy – 2014

Sorrento perambulation-Hotel Solara via old roads  After an exploration of Sorrento we got slightly lost as we walked back to the hotel.  We made it back in time for dinner just before sunset.  Promising walking but complex navigation among the wee tracks and old roads that abound in the area.  The start of a very hot week with temperatures every day in the region of … Continue reading Sorrento, Italy – 2014