Ronda to Torremolinos

After spending a wonderful time in Ronda off we drove again, further to the east then south along the A367 and A357. Our destination would be Torremolinos on the Costa del Sol. The road beckoned so we packed everything into the car and off we went.Along the way there were rugged hills, serene lakes and…

Arcos to Ronda roadtrip

Our next destination was Ronda, technically only a couple of hours drive away from Arcos so we made a leisurely start to the day before collecting our car from the hotel’s private garage. In our Lonely Planet Andalucia guide there was a ‘White Towns’ driving tour which ended in a town not far from Ronda.…

Arcos de la Frontera

Our day started with breakfast in our hotel’s dining room. Our hostess, like the young receptionist the previous day, spoke no English. However with some pointing and gesturing we managed to order a toasted open roll covered with a delicious tomato paste and some orange juice for me and tea for Karen. Breakfast completed we…

Villa de Leyva

They say a change is as good as a holiday. So after a few days in Bogotá we vacated our cute little apartment and with Laura and Lee driving us, we headed out into the countryside to the north east towards Villa de Leyva, a beautiful colonial town with historic importance dating not just to…

Weekend Away in Tasmania

Back in January we decided to take a weekend away in Tasmania. The main purpose was to go to an interstate AFL (Australian Football League) game that our team, Melbourne Demons, would be playing in. As it turned out they would be playing North Melbourne Kangaroos who our friends, Denise and Wayne, follow so we…