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Out of scale

Florida

Twice I felt “out of scale”, which means obliged to calculate distances, understand volumes, manage times, outside my common standards.It happened on my first visit to Morocco, where the smallness of the Fes medina gave me that feeling, and in Florida, when for the first time in my life I drove an automatic car, on the long and sleepy…

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Travelling around

Alicante

Spending two weeks in Playa de San Juan, we had time to travel around it, seeing some places for the first time, and adding new impressions to the already known.Despite the excellent beach taking up more time than expected, here’s what we were able to visit in the “dry” times. Alicante We had been in Alicante almost without stopping,…

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Aries

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Aries apartments The price was so good that I was suspicious!I took the risk, and I got it right! Although with some years and signs of use, the apartment was very spacious, comfortable, very close to the beach and shops, with a large swimming pool in a garden with playing fields and a private park.With two more air conditioners…

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Buffet libre

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Buffet libre Located on the first floor of Mercadona, this immense restaurant offers a buffet of extreme quality and variety. With hundreds of places, many dozens of dishes made from oriental cuisine, and the possibility for the customer to compose their dish and make it cook to taste, it was our last meal on this beach, and clearly the…

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Umami

Umami

Umami woks Using the traditional wok technique, this restaurant serves a variety of pre-set combinations, and allows customers to choose their own combination of base, sauce and components. It was pleasant and so plentiful that four boxes were needed to carry the leftovers. Still good for dinner!

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Fontana Kebab

Fontana

Fontana kebab More touristic places offer a diversified offer of all types of food. Different and cheap, kebab is not lacking, and we also tried it in Playa de San Juan. No repairs, well served and tasty.

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Tanque

Tanque

Dinner at Tanque To kill our homesickness we went to Benidorm for dinner. A beer-friendly restaurant was not our purpose, but the location, close to Festilandia, and kid-friendly menu convinced us.No one drank beer, but the dinner was good for both the quality and the price.

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Passing by Alicante

Alicante

Alicante Alicante was, in 1989, only a brief stop in one of my trips to Benidorm.We didn’t see much, but… did we loose much?The coast was our objective, and we browsed it all, before and after the destination.Playa de San Juan, in Alicante, was the place for vacation in 2022. Alicante was seen again, but not too deeply. Let’s…

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Vacations in Playa de San Juan

San Juan

Beach of Playa de San Juan Little promoted in the tourist publicity, this beach aroused my curiosity when I saw a very inviting offer of accommodation. I ended up risking two weeks, and it was a success. The family insists on repeating next year, and at the moment I have no objections. High tides The beach stay is often…

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Visit to Villajoyosa

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Typical houses The most distinctive feature of Villajoyosa is the cheerful color of the narrow houses in its historic center and facing the sea. Old fishermen’s houses, it is said that the color of the facades helped them to find the way back from the sea. Beach For those who appreciate a calm beach, Villajoyosa is a perfect solution,…

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