Our trip to Alcalalí

Sunday 11/10/2020. We walked to the village to meet-up for the normal coffee and bacon butty, good chin wag with everyone before

Lovely views

Lovely views

setting off to Marian and Martin’s. It’s lovely having family only two hours away, where we can enjoy visiting new places, and their fantastic villa, with views to die for, only one problem lots of steps!  Martin

First few steps

First few steps

cooked us dinner and we had a good catch up on the news.

Monday12/10/2020.  After a late start we

Phew he made it!

Phew he made it!

went to Alcalali for coffee, sadly most of the places were shut as it is a fiesta weekend.  We were served by a surly Spanish man, who had no interest in us, so we had a quick coffee then moved on.  Back in the car, we travelled to Xalo which was quite busy, we sat down outside and waited

Pretty square

Pretty square

for service which did not come, so in the bar the boys went.  We were not impressed with this place either, but we did have a nice bottle of vino Tinto.  Across the road we noticed a busier restaurant with waiters so finished the wine then we went over, and there we stopped, we had a variety of tapas, and more vino Tinto, third time lucky.

Back to Marian’s and Geoff cooked two big trout’s on the bbq, whilst I

Martin swimming in 17 degrees

Martin swimming in 17 degrees

did roasted vegetables.   Martin went for a swim 17 degrees he was in a wet suit though.  Lovely day.

Tuesday 13/10/2020.  Another lazy morning before we went out for coffee, this time to a tiny village called Lliber, tiny little

Enjoying the ambiance

Enjoying the ambiance

streets, but so much character, Marian took us to the square where there was a lovely restaurant on the hill.  We had coffee, then

Church beyond square

Church beyond square

decided to have some wine with tapas, the waitress was French so we were talking French, Spanish and of course English, we will be going back here. We left about 4.30pm so

Lovely side streets

Lovely side streets

another boozy day.

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