With a bedroom looking out towards the Berlin TV Tower, our hotel was a perfect spot for a nighttime photo. A mini tripod on the windowsill and a long exposure were all that was needed to capture the light trails from the passing traffic.
So, after our family left this afternoon, we had a few hours to relax before a last meal and packing for our return trip tomorrow. Back to reality it is then, with lawns to mow, washing to get done and a trip to the supermarket. Next holiday is Santorini in October – can’t wait!
Our hotel in Ibiza. It’s been a great, albeit very short break, and we just have tomorrow left, and then our flight home on Saturday. Over 30 years since we were last here, and probably not somewhere I would rush back to, but a super holiday anyway.
Our hotel is apparently named after this old tower that has been preserved and sits in the middle of the swimming pool. What better way to enjoy the view and the sunshine than with a cold beer!
… we expected from our hotel tonight. We were supposed to fly to Ibiza this afternoon, but halfway to the airport we got a message from British Airways to say the flight had been cancelled. An hour and a half on the phone, and then we were on our way to London for a flight tomorrow – the best option we could book. So here we are at the London City Airport Hotel… What joy…
‘Merry Mole’ wine? – you have to be kidding! No this is straight up – the waiter’s recommendation at dinner tonight at the hotel we are staying at with friends in Cheshire. And actually, although I’ve never had wine before from Moldova, it wasn’t bad at all. Long live moles!
… at the Inn. The Corbet Arms was once a prosperous hotel in town, but fell on hard times and was derelict when we first moved to the area 11 years ago. The front half of the building has been renovated and houses the local Post Office and a small antiques business, but as you can see from this photo, the rear is still far from loved…
Not much of a pier in truth, just an old concrete jetty by the lighthouse at Maspalomas. There are archeological ruins nearby of an aboriginal settlement dating back some 1000 years, but the area is dominated by the Maspalomas Sand Dunes, and numerous holiday hotels.
Well, our winter sun holiday is upon us – an early start and a drive through some pretty ferocious winds (Storm Erik apparently) saw us in the lounge at Manchester airport for long enough for a quick drink before boarding. Gran Canaria here we come!
The Cherry Tree Hotel near Whitchurch must have seen some lively times over the years, both in it’s previous incarnation as the Witch Ball Inn, and latterly as a night club. It’s been abandoned for many years now and completely derelict. Project anyone?