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Travels in Spain, Lost without a Road Map, Clues or Ideas!

Villamartin Golf

We planned to drive and find the La Finca golf course that we would be playing tomorrow and we decided to find a breakfast on the road.  Rather than take the direct route through the village of San Miguel Richard decided to take the coast road and then cut inland at an appropriate junction. 

Unfortunately we didn’t have a map and so for directions we were relying upon a hopelessly inadequate apartment sales brochure that seemed to indicate more or less where it might be but without the sort of precision that you would expect from say the AA. 

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In search of the real Spain

With an area of just over five hundred thousand square kilometers Spain is the second largest country in Western Europe after France and with an average altitude of six hundred and fifty metres it is second highest country in Europe after Switzerland.  That is a lot of country to try and see and visit and with so many northern European ex-pats living down the eastern coastal strip then the chances of experiencing the real Spain was always going to be difficult to achieve in this part of the country.  And so it was.

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