Tag Archives: beach

Javea – 26th – 27th December

Another long drive from Lorca to Javea. The motorway runs past built-up areas like Benidorm. Our last night in Spain.  Again, in a Parador and this time we had a balcony looking over Arenal beach in Javea (or Xabia in Valencian, a … Continue reading

Posted in Europe, Spain, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

De Haan, Belgium

We cycled to the Barnes’ hotel and from there to De Haan on the coast. It’s midway between Zeebrugge and Ostend. We went through small villages and along canals to reach  the town of Blankenberge first and then along the … Continue reading

Posted in Belgium, Posts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Christmas at Pismo Beach

We love the Avila Beach/San Luis Obispo area and on our last visit we had lunch at the Cliffs Resort bar – it had a marvellous ocean view and the hotel looked nice too.  So we decided to come back … Continue reading

Posted in California, Posts, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Santa Cruz

Since Bill had worked on Thanksgiving Day, we decided to take off Monday instead and I was fortunate to find a special offer at a Santa Cruz hotel.  The Dream Inn is right on the beach and we lucked out … Continue reading

Posted in California, Music, Posts | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Avila Beach, San Luis Obispo

We had two nights in the Sycamore Mineral Springs Resort, near Avila Beach.  We were able to cycle along the Bob Jones Trail directly from the hotel to the beach which was really nice. Excellent breakfast place on the trail. … Continue reading

Posted in California, Posts, Travel | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cycling at the coast

It was a super hot weekend in the valley at over 90F so we headed over the hill to the beach. As we crossed the hill, the outside temperature on the dashboard got lower and lower until in was 60F!  … Continue reading

Posted in California, Posts | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Santa Cruz cycling

Taking advantage of a lovely day to cycle along the coast at Santa Cruz. At Natural Bridges there was a Rolls Royce parked while the wedding party were on the beach having their photos taken.

Posted in California, Posts, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

A day at the beach

A scorcher of a day – over 90F so we decided it was worth the possible traffic jam on the narrow road to Half Moon Bay. Once we were ‘over the hill’, the temperature dropped to a nice 65F, perfect … Continue reading

Posted in California, Posts | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Travemünde, Germany

Travemünde is on the Baltic coast just 20 minutes by train from Lubeck.  But we decided to take a scenic boat trip so it took 1.5 hours. It wasn’t very scenic apart from when we came into the harbour. It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Germany, Posts, Travel | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment