Category: Cartagena

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Autumn Creeping In

Up until this week we’d been getting away with it. Temperatures in this part of Spain were still at Summer levels. We’d had no rain since August, and Autumn still seemed a long way off. We’d...

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In Other News

The weeks and months continue to fly past. It’s hard to believe that we’ve been in Cartagena for over 12 months now. Friends from last winter have started to return after their long summers of sailing...

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Ships & The Night

Even after nearly nine months here Cartagena continues to delight and amaze. I’ll try and give you a taste of what passed this last week. It’s no exaggeration to say that hardly a day goes by...

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Semana Santa

Semana Santa (Faith and Passion Week) here in Cartagena ran from 7th to the 16th April this year. It’s one of the biggest Easter events in Spain and designated as being of International interest. As with...

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A Legacy Of Shame

Last weekend we went on a tour around the Parque Minero de La Union. (La Union Mining Park) La Union is a town just a few miles East of Cartagena, we’ve passed through it a few...

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A ‘Working’ Week

A bit of a break from my ‘normal’ routine this week as I spent a lot of time doing some paid work on another boat. It was a simple job but quite a taxing one. Long...

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Ascendance

This week I’ve been climbing out of a dip. It’s gone well. WRITING The book word count hasn’t increased because my ‘writing’ time wasn’t spent writing. But it’s been productive just the same. I’ve been using...