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Neighbours in town

Our neighbours, Gerry and Gail, from Culebrón in Alicante drove across Spain yesterday to come and visit us.

All we've done so far is been into town and had a couple of beers. As we strolled around they were obviously impressed with the place.

It's easy to forget as we pop out to get some photocopying done, buy a packet of aspirin or get a beer just how pretty and how close knit this little town is. Lots and lots of the buildings are impressive - a palace on every second corner, the streets are little adventures - narrow cañons of granite or sandstone and, of course, we have the walls, the cathedral and the castle and the river.

It doesn't really take visitors to remind us what a lovely spot we happened to end up in but it's always nice when someone new to the place shows proper appreciation.

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