Posts from 'Spain: Costa del Sol'

We left Almerimar in the morning to make the our 36 hour, 243 nautical mile passage to The Balearics. The first 6-8 hours brought light winds and an easy motor-sail around Cabo de Gata. As the sun went down a dense fog surrounded us. It’s one of my least favorite things when sailing. A target […]

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Caleta de Vélez….twice

Posted by Tni Newhoff on September 19th, 2007

After three short days in Marbella, we headed for Caleta de Vélez. As a side-note, our good friend Ludy’s mother’s family is from the village of Vélez which is just inland from the port town of Caleta de Vélez. We did not know this until later, but it’s still pretty cool nonetheless. Though we had […]

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Marbella: So Chic

Posted by Tni Newhoff on September 10th, 2007

Yes, it is true, we were quite happy to be on our way from Gibraltar and eager to get back to Spain. The trouble is that the southern coast is littered with highrise resorts and apartment developments and during the summer months, is completely overrun with tourists. While these shores offer the promise of inexpensive […]

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