Thurs 26th May – Fri 27th May: http://thecrownandcushioneton.co.uk/ We had a sunny day for the drive up to Eton but we took one last walk through Brighton and a few more shots of the Royal Pavilion and beach before packing up. We finished breakfast and farewelled our hosts, Matt and Andy, before heading off to … More Our last full day: Eton.
Wednesday 25th May: One full day in Brighton. The morning was overcast but we still managed a walk although we’re back in our winter walking gear. Breakfast at our B&B was an impressive event with an amazing variety on offer given it was such a relatively small business. It surpassed all of the Hotels we’d … More Our one full day in Brighton
Tuesday 24th May: arrival day. http://www.thetwentyone.co.uk/ We were traveling to Brighton today and made it to the airport for the car return and our 11.30am flight with ease. The three hour flight went smoothly as did collecting our next car and the 30 min drive down to Brighton. Our lodging for the next two nights … More 2 days in Brighton.
Monday 23rd May: Marbella visit day. It was another beautiful morning here and so we headed out for our usual walk. It was our last full day in Malaga but we had ticked off most of the ‘must see’ items yesterday thanks to Luis’ tip about the free open on Sundays. Thus, with no real … More Marbella visit day
Sunday 22nd May: Walking Tour day. Our main activity for today was a 2 1/2 hour walking tour but this didn’t start until 11am and so we had a generous amount of time to fit in a morning walk. On waking we noticed that three huge cruise ships had docked overnight and previous experience taught … More Walking Tour day in Malaga.
Saturday 21st May: arrival day in Malaga: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/a gpmg-ac-hotel-malaga–palacio/ We fitted in a final walk and even some more shopping before leaving the Granada apartment at about 11 am. The trip to Malaga was only 90 minutes and check in to our hotel wasn’t until 3 pm so we stopped off at the seaside town … More 1st of 3 nights in Malaga.
Friday 20th May: City and Albayzin tour Day. We were greeted with another spectacular day with cool sunny mornings but warm days. Our small shuttle bus tour yesterday had passed along the river and through the bottom of the Albayzin Muslim quarter so we took that pretty route for our morning walk. The narrow … More City and Albayzin tour day.
Wednesday 18th May: Drive to Granada Day. http://www.vrbo.com/433332ha# We had a final walk through Ronda before heading off for the 2 hour drive to Granada and the weather was good making for a relatively easier drive. The scenery between Ronda and Granada is quite varied and spectacular in parts with pretty mountains, the odd exposed … More Our first two days in Granada.
Tuesday 17th May: Rock scramble day. It was fairly quiet on the streets at 8 am for our morning walk and it was lovely to view the main sites again but, this time, without all the crowds. The plan for the day was to take the Hotel’s suggested 90 minute guided walk, stop for a … More Ronda: Rock scramble day.
Monday 16th May – Ronda http://www.hotelsangabriel.com/en/ It was another stunning morning in Cadiz for our departure day, brilliant sunshine, warm and a clear blue sky. We had an early walk before getting on the road at 10am. Ronda was only a 2 hour drive from Cadiz and so we decided to take the longer coast … More First night in Ronda