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March 25th 2010
Published: April 9th 2010
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that was nice where is the beer now
Left Valencia on 22 March and headed towards the south of Spain where we had rented an apartment in Malaga for the week starting 27 March. So had 5 days to get there. We'd booked a B&B in La Manchica which is a small village outside Fuente Alamo near Cartegena. This was the first time the weather has been good enough to get out on our bikes.
Cycled into Fuente Alamo and found a WIFI friendly bar. Decided to go back next day and update blog to find that the bar electric was off so sat drinking cider with bar owner and some expats for rest of afternoon. Great fun.
Took boat trip around Cartagena bay and got history of city and port. Its a beautiful city largely unknown to Brits. Spent the day exploring. There's a Roman amphitheatre right in the middle of town with flats on either side. Amazing.
Played golf at Le Torres which is a Jack Nicolas designed bunker with small pieces of grass in the middle of it. Played with English guy who worked in Germany and his son.




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La Torra golf course

Big Jack must not have been allowed to play with sand when he was a child, he made up for it here!!!
Buena Vista Social Club!!!Buena Vista Social Club!!!
Buena Vista Social Club!!!

Ronnie, think we're lost. How did we end up in Cuba?
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Roman Amphitheatre

Look what was dug up in someone's garden


9th May 2010

B&B in Spain
Hi Robert. We've had some poor wifi connections so our ability to update the blog and reply to emails have been hit badly. We've used a variety of sites as follows. hope they are useful to you. Happy travelling Eunice hostelworld.com tripadvisor alpharooms.com hotels.com hotels4u.com rooms.com

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