Tavern in Madrid-Taberna Ángel Sierra, Chueca

This is the final installment of my four-part series about my month in Spain in the summer of 2019. August 6-9, 2019 August 6, 2019 My month in Spain is coming to an end. We returned to Madrid from Cala de Finestrat yesterday afternoon and are at the ibis Madrid Centro las Ventas Hotel, where…

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Oliva, Spain

July 28-August 5 July 28, 2019 Benidorm About a ten-minute drive from my father-in-law’s home in Cala de Finestrat, Benidorm is a town that is well-known in Spain and in certain circles abroad. Loved by some and loathed by others, it is notorious for mass tourism, cheap eateries, tower blocks clouding the skyline and drunken…

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This is the second instalment of my journal about my vacation last summer. July 21-July 28, 2019 July 22 Today is the first day of my son’s week long sailing camp at the Nautical Club of El Campello. El Campello is about a twenty-five minute drive from my father-in-law’s home in Finestrat. My husband and…

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I left Spain in 2007, after my second residence there. I have regularly returned for a month with my family for summer vacations. Over the next few posts, I will roll out the highlights from last summer. July 13-20, 2019 July 13 We arrived in Adolfo Suarez Madrid-Barajas airport from Stockholm, a lovely, elegant city…

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