Monthly Archives: August 2018

Granada (and Madrid again)

May 8, 2018 The train ride from Ronda was pretty boring: there were olive orchards mostly, along with other agriculture. And the train didn’t even take us all the way to Granada, because apparently the train line is still a … Continue reading

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Ronda and Grazalema

May 6, 2018 When we were planning our trip, we couldn’t figure out how to get from La Línea to the train station at San Roque. There were public buses which went from there to San Roque, but we’d be … Continue reading

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Gibraltar

May 5, 2018 Our room was dark and quiet so we slept well. Finally we got up after 8 am, got our packs ready for the day, and went out to find breakfast. Just along the street from us was … Continue reading

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Cádiz

May 4, 2018 Today was a travel day, a long trip to La Línea del Concepción near Gibraltar. But our first bus didn’t leave until 11 am so we had a leisurely morning. After our usual breakfast we collected our … Continue reading

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Arcos de la Frontera

May 2, 2018 Today was a travel day, so we packed our bags and headed out. We had a relaxing breakfast at Buenabuelo first and then walked over to the San Sebastián bus station. Along the way we looked at … Continue reading

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Sevilla (and Córdoba)

April 28, 2018 The train trip from Madrid to Sevilla took about two and a half hours, mostly through fields with olive trees, orange trees, and other agriculture, and with a brief stop in Córdoba. Upon arrival we picked up … Continue reading

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Madrid (and Toledo)

April 25, 2018 It was a long and tedious journey from Vancouver to Madrid; we didn’t plan it that way but that’s how it turned out. The alarm went off at 4:45 am, so we could have breakfast before the … Continue reading

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