New online store launched

Sorry guys and girls, I’ve been a bit quiet lately, the reason behind it, is that I’ve been creating and working on a new online store to work along side everything else we do.

The store itself is a retail store with hundreds of lines of products available, along with a section for personalised printed gifts and clothing

Couple of example pages are below:

Why are we doing this, well before we moved to Spain we had a shop on the high street in the UK and a printing business doing personalised goods.

Being that we travel, we have now struck a number of deals with suppliers to be able to drop ship the products direct from the manufacturer.

Categories we have in our store are:

His/Her Watches

Bracelets/Bangles/Necklaces

Printed Gifts

Electrical Items

Just For Him

Just For Her

Hiking / Camping

Bags / Totes / Messenger

Marvel / Superheroes

Phone Cases

Party Products

Yoga / Gym Wear

So 12 different categories to choose from. And if there isn’t something we have on our site, then message us and we will be able to source it without a problem.

The website can be visited here

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Get over to the page, subscribe to the website and we will send you a discount code for 10% of your order.

And if you are a returning customer, we will always look to offer you great deals time and time again, as we want you to keep coming back.

Here are a couple of gift ideas

Personalised Printed Hooded Blanket with whatever you want on it.

A his and her lava rock bracelet set currently FOC you just pay shipping

Link is here.

So take a moment out of your day to have a browse through the site and make your first purchase.

We would love to have you as a client

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Day Out In Alicante

What a great day we had.

A trip to Alicante to firstly do a bit of shopping in Primark, then decided to check out another shopping centre and have some dinner.

Shopping done, now we are hungry, so time to eat

We enjoyed a lovely duo meal in Taco Bell which we haven’t had before whilst in Alicante.

After we filled our belly, we decided to have a walk along the sea front

We walked top the port and found a little walk we hadn’t done before which allowed us to get some amazing shots

We found this lovely area close to the port

And on our way round we actually found a bar called Coyote Ugly like the movie.

For the first time we decided to take a Boat trip to sea some amazing boats and views from the sea.

We would definitely say if you get the chance to go out on a boat ⛵ to do so, as it’s an amazing experience.

Unlike everyone at the port they have enough money to have their very own boats and yachts, we aren’t that lucky I’m afraid, so had to pay to be taken out on one…

Now back home looking through the photos we took and enjoying the day all over again.

The Big Challenge Is Here…

Thursday had arrived and it was time to push ourselves to the limit, and hike up the mountain and walk completely around it.

It was late morning and the sun was getting hotter, being that we were in October we didn’t think it would be as hot as it was.

We begin the climb, and start to breathe heavy early on… The climb was tough and quite step in places.

We took our time and stopped whenever there was some shade

At one point it looked like the track had stopped, but we had taken a slightly different route, which meant myself and Claire did a bit of rock climbing instead of going back on ourselves, where as Mandy and Carl went back and came up the correct route.

We could finally see the Forat which is the well known hole in the rock face that goes through to the other side of the mountain.

I thought that the hole you would be able to walk through, oh how I was wrong…

It was almost a hands and knees crawl through the entire hole to the other side.

But we did it, and the views were amazing

We decided to stop and have our pack lunch before we continued on to the fort de bernia which myself and Claire had already done a few days before.

After being fed and watered, we put our back packs back on and continued the walk.

This side was pretty easy, as it was a stoney path, some up and down tracks, but pretty easy going to say the least.

Once we reached the fort, we had another little break, before continuing around the mountain and down back towards the cars.

This was a great section as was not difficult at all, and enabled up to take in all the views from the other side of the mountain.

It just showed how high we actual were.

When looking on the view ranger app I was using it read 3894ft up

We finally reached the cars and reviewing the app I had running for the duration of the hike, we had actually walked 7.12 miles, walked for around 5hrs and ascended 3894ft. Which wasn’t bad going. I would of loved to of known how many calories that actually burnt… Must of been a fair few…

Anyway, we stopped at a restaurant in Pinos for a couple of shandys before heading back down the mountain onto the N332 and ventured home back to Altea. Not a bad day out if I do say so myself.

Everything Looks So Small From Up Here…

So on Tuesday we finally took the plunge and drove up as far as we could in the keep up the side of the Sierra Bernia. As we were driving up there was a sign that said “Off Road Vehicles Beyond This Point”

Then you know the road is going to get bumpy… As we were driving up there was a group of girls that looked like they had taken dad’s 7 seater up the mountain and got themselves stuck in a dip in the road, but a guy helped them turn around but from the look on the ground, they had damaged something under the car as they had a huge oil leak… Let’s hope they got down safely.

Anyway the journey continued up and up, some parts of the road were ok, some very scary

When we reached as far as we could drive, we parked up and got ourselves ready for a little hike, we hadn’t planned to go too far especially as it had just started raining.

During the first part of the climb we came upon this very intriguing door?

I hoped it was a cavern of some sort that you could walk through, but no it was fresh water coming through the mountain itself.

We continued on up, up and up the path became very gravely, and in some parts you couldn’t actually tell which way to go to get to the next path

We Are On Our Way Up.

We were actually surprised that when we reached the sign posts, it was only a 1km hike to the fort de bernia which would take approx 1hr 15 mins or forat which is the hole in the rock that goes through to the other side 1hr 30 mins, so we headed for the fort.

We couldn’t believe when we arrived how many people were up there, old and young.

What’s Left Of The Fort De Bernia

After a good look round and taking in just how high we were, and wondering how they got everything up there when they were building the fort, actually blew our minds… We decided to continue our walk 🚶 to see where the paths took us.

The path went further up, till you came to some rocks where you could see over the other side..

At this point it was getting cold and the rain was on and off.

You just can’t believe the beauty that is so close to where you actually live.

We continued along the path, to find more awesome views, and another long and windy track.

Don’t Look Down…

Claire went on, whilst I got some more shots for the blog.

Wait For Me…..

I have to say the views were breathe taking to say the least

Can Almost Touch The Clouds.

We continued walking to the next rock, before heading back, leaving the rest of the walk to others that were passing us by.

We stopped on a huge rock that had amazing views to get a couple of selfies.

Views From Above.

We started our decent which was a bit more trickier than actually coming up, as there was lots of very loose rubble.

When we were close to the car, there was a great spot to photograph the views. And this is what we got.

Living On The Edge.

We would definitely be returning to do the full walk, but today being Thursday we are climbing the mountain from the other side to the Hole in the rock called forat… Watch this space for our adventures later today.

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Wasn’t Prepared…

So yesterday we planned to do a little walking and hiking just outside of Jalon up the Sierra Bernia.

Before we started we decided to have a little mooch round the rastro before having a bite to eat and a coffee…

So it was time, our bellies were full and we set off…

14km of twisty windy road up the mountain with views that couldn’t really be explained…

We finally reached a good place to park and hot set for our walk. We walked a little way till we find an information board and a map…

There were 2 walks 1 was fort de bernia which was a much longer walk than we had actually planned for, or the other was forat so we decided to head that way.

Along our walk we came across some abandoned buildings and some lovely houses.

You do have to ask yourself why these places have just been left…

Anyway we continue our walk and reach the stairs

This was the start of the climb, the stairs go up a little eat before it becomes a rocky track around and up the mountain…

After around a 30 minute walk, we realised that we hadn’t really come prepared, we were all still wearing t shirts and shorts and where we were actually climbing the sun was hidden by the mountain, so it was getting shadowed, along with this the higher we walked the more windy it got and colder.

We looked up to where we having to get to and realised that it was not going to happen today…

The clouds started to roll over the mountain top, which from where we were it looked quite eerie

So we all made the decision that today was not the day that we were going to reach the Hole in the rock, but would return again in a few days time totally prepared to accomplish our goal of reaching the Forat hole in the rock which we have been wanting to do since we actually moved here.

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Benidorm At Night

So yesterday we had a couple of jobs to do in benidorm, and client wasn’t arriving till the evening, so guest thoughts were to go home, then we decided to stay and have a couple of drinks and a bite to eat, and hang around.

We visit a bar called Stars Lounge Bar quite a lot whilst we are in benidorm, but yesterday they surpassed themselves.

We both ordered Beer Beef Stew, I had mine with Cheesy Mash and Claire had new potatoes with hers, it was a sheer delight to say the least, the meat was extremely tender and very tasty. Will definitely be having it again in the not too distant future.

After we had filled out belly, as was ready to head down to meet the client at the apartment, the sun was almost gone, and across the ocean and with all the lights we saw some amazing opportunities to capture some great shots which we did.

It was a lovely evening walking along the promenade, but you can definitely feel the nip in the air at night now we have reached October.

If you are looking to head to benidorm, remember there are 2 sides to benidorm, old town and new..

Too many people forget about the old town, but it is a great place to visit or stay, miles of sandy beach, and lots of amazing Spanish bars.

And get out and explore, there is so much more to benidorm than just going out drinking.

With help on booking a holiday in Benidorm get in touch with us today, we can definitely help.

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Well that was our Thursday, what did you get up to on yours.

Guadalest Revisited

Great day today with Claire, we managed to find a derelict house on the way down to Guadalest, and we did the wall around the entire lake.

If you have never visited here before, then it’s a must. The shopping the cafes and the views are spectacular

This shop had so much character, plus the views where stunning

We then drove down to the water itself to walk around and fell upon the abandoned house a friend had mentioned

Once we had explored the house it was time for our walk around the waters, and over the 10km we managed to get some beautiful photos

If you are going to do the walk remember to take a good supply of water and your swim wear so you can have a swim. You just have to, just so you can tell family and friends when you get home how you swam in amazingly turquoise water…

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