The coastal route

The coastal route

I am starting to become restless. After 5 weeks of "slowing down" it is about time to hit the road again. I'm “in” for new discoveries. In the evening I have a farewell drink with the permanent residents of the Quinta in the warm kitchen of Albert and Agnes. I will return again. Maybe Sylvester. We will see. My first travelling companion has signed in and it is agreed that I pick her up on Christm...
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“Slowing down”

“Slowing down”

When I drive into the camping grounds of "Quinta das Gralhas" , I am greeted by Albert. Together with his wife Agnes, he runs this old farm they have been transformed into "Camping on a farm". Within 5 minutes I am surrounded by 4 Dutch who came out of their home to view the "unusual" motor home while firing some technical questions at the owner. I am introduced to the Dutch and their qualities: T...
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The last month in Morocco

The last month in Morocco

The failure of the air system still takes some time. The next day, the mechanic returned indeed with a repaired part. A time consuming exercise to complete the entire task because the whole thing is behind the battery block with all kinds of air ducts around. After 2 hours, everything is back on place. But…. O what a bad luck, during building up the air pressure there occurred another leak in the ...
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To the Atlantic Coast

To the Atlantic Coast

The last week before the end of Ramadan is running calm. The days are filled with small walks to the village to do some shopping. For the rest I am busy with updating my photo material in the shade of two palm trees and my awning. The neighbors, Ulli and Marianne, invite me every night to have dinner with them. Marianne can thus also show others her excellent cooking. They wait here for a few days...
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To Morocco

To Morocco

Via the winding mountain road from the Sierra Nevada I reach the "Autovia del Mediterráneo", a good highway to Málaga. The blue Mediterranean Sea shows itself occasionally while I enjoy the scenic road. The roads in Spain are of a good quality, with viaducts and tunnels. Looking for a good camper spot I ended up just past Malaga. I never thought I would ever set foot on Torremolinos' soil, but ...
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Further South

Further South

From Madrid I pull further South. Again, I arrive in the region of Castilla - La Mancha. Piggy gets a location on the outskirts of Toledo, in the vicinity of the River Tagus (El Tajo) The folding bike is being removed from the luggage box and a first exploration of the picturesque town is made. A stunning panorama of the ...
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España Olé

España Olé

After Carcassonne I travel back to the Mediterranean where I bask in the spring sun of the picturesque Collioure . Not for nothing quaint, as in the past several painters such as Matisse and Picasso settled here. I walk through the narrow streets , enjoy the view and the Mediterranean atmosphere . The culinary choice falls this time on anchovies swimming in olive oil. The local delicacy of
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