We came south for the warm weather, but it all got slightly warmer than we’d hoped in Nerja (see: 26. Backdraft!)…. Following our emergency run into Marina del Este in Herradura for repairs, it quickly became apparent that ‘mañana’ actually means … Continue reading 27. And they’re off (again)!!
For those of you who remember our post 12. Nightmare in Nazaré… we now present you ‘Even Bigger Nightmare in Nerja’….. We are now planning to stay away from Nice, Naples, etc We finally left La Línea after 6 months on … Continue reading 26. Backdraft!
For those of you that may be interested, we thought we’d post what we’ve been doing to the boat since we’ve been here in Gib. The first thing on the (long) list of jobs was ‘replace fruit and veg nets’. … Continue reading 23. Don’t Mention the Veg Nets!
So, life being so tough aboard Rose Rambler of Devon, we decided that we needed a little holiday… Our friend Steve planned to be in Portugal in early/mid March, so we decided to make for Tarifa for a bit of kitesurfing… … Continue reading 22. Our Little ‘Break’ in Tarifa…
On the basis we had entered our third week in Barbate, we thought a post was probably due so we could update you on exactly what we’d been up to! Barbate is a very small town; no tourists, no train station, … Continue reading 15. The Hotel California, Barbate
On Wednesday 14th October, everything still looked good weather-wise and we got underway towards Nazaré! The wind was mixed – not much of it, but from all kinds of directions for the first few hours, along with a bit of … Continue reading 12. Nightmare in Nazaré…
Our first anchorage at Muros lay on the Costa da Morte – The Coast of Death! – foreboding enough for a decent headline we feel, even if it is slightly melodramatic for anything experienced while there…. We ended up spending … Continue reading 11. The Coast of Death and Beyond!