“Travels to a Different Time” :10July1972: Fuengirola, Spain: Woken up by a Fly on My Lip:  I’m Now in Spanish Language Classes

We are moving down the coast a bit from Torremolinos to Fuengirola. The day started with a fly on my lip waking me up. Denise’s brother-in-law was going to give us a lift to the apartment we have rented for two weeks called Perla 2 owned by Sofico. The suitcase was broken as it onlyContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” :10July1972: Fuengirola, Spain: Woken up by a Fly on My Lip:  I’m Now in Spanish Language Classes”

“Travels to a Different Time ” : 6July1972: Torremolinos, Spain: Back to Malaga to Pick Up Lost Scrabble Game : Infernal Flies: Huge Steaks For Dinner: Off to Morocco?

A flock of flies has become our morning alarm clock. After lunch I took the bus back to Malaga to get the Scrabble game Mom had left at Hotel Las Vegas. It was a long trip but a delicious homecooked dinner of Coq au Vin was the reward. I creamed Mom in a game ofContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time ” : 6July1972: Torremolinos, Spain: Back to Malaga to Pick Up Lost Scrabble Game : Infernal Flies: Huge Steaks For Dinner: Off to Morocco?”

“Travels to a Different Time” : 4July1972: Torremolinos, Spain: Bloody Flies and A Finger Is Almost Cut Off! Donkey Poop vs. Traffic

4July1972: Awoken by the flies buzzing all around. I killed 11 of these pesky brutes. Eggs, ham and toast for breakfast. We then went over to our American friends, Gloria and Buddy, and met them at their hotel pool and we stayed until 6 and left. Coming home we had to cross a busy roadContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : 4July1972: Torremolinos, Spain: Bloody Flies and A Finger Is Almost Cut Off! Donkey Poop vs. Traffic”

“Travels to a Different Time” : 30June1972: Torremolinos, Spain: Finding an Apartment

We have moved to the ocean to Torremolinos which is relatively close to Malaga and is popular with European tourists. There is a big building boom on so this town is going to be an even huger tourist destination. Our apartment has a kitchen and a balcony facing the ocean. After unpacking we went toContinue reading ““Travels to a Different Time” : 30June1972: Torremolinos, Spain: Finding an Apartment”

“Travels to A Different Time ” 29June1972: United States and Malaga, Spain: Back in Shape and on The Road: Air Sickness Bag Has a Visitor!

Having received medical clearance to fly and live a normal active life it is back in Europe to Malaga in Spain. Mom has been talking about wanting to visit Spain and here we are here. It was via Washington from New York. Poor Mom filled up an air sickness bag. First time she has beenContinue reading ““Travels to A Different Time ” 29June1972: United States and Malaga, Spain: Back in Shape and on The Road: Air Sickness Bag Has a Visitor!”