A trip up in the Desert

Todsy, Bernie and Lyn are taking us up to the Desert de las Palmas (Desert of the Palms). It seemed funny driving in a car again. We drove out Benicassim past table-top roundabout and out to the start of the desert road. We climbed up for more than 20mins (up 1:6), around deep hairpin bends….

Vià Verde

We had heard about a cycle and walking route called the the Vià Verde which hugs the coastline and runs for about 5-6 miles along a disused railway track from Beniscassim to Oropesa. So today we thought we would try and find it. So after a few false starts we finally managed to leave site…

Mercado Central Dias

Thursday is market day here in Benicassim.  People here say it’s quite good. So we amble on down past the bridge to nowhere…. to the market. It is bustling with folk. The vegetable stalls look so inviting. What shall we buy first? Arhhh… seems the churros are calling. €3 For 9 wow… freshly cooked hot…

Siempre Hay Mañana! … (There’s Always Tomorrow!)…

Nothing day today… totally chilled… Got up; Had breakfast; Had shower; Chatted to neighbours; Went for a drink at lunchtime by the pool; Chatted to the neighbours; Had supper; Went for a drink at happy hour by the pool; Wrote this blog; Watched a beautiful sunset but was too late to get to beach….  Happy…

Benicassim

Today we went to the Benicassim beach front and had a wonderful relaxing time just strolling along the empty promenade. The sun was high in the sky with just a few wisps of clouds. As we wandered along the front, we noticed plaques here and there, back in the 1920s & 30s, Beniscassim was the…