Position 37:58.355N 00:41.249W
Wednesday 19th August 2009
Our short 40 mile trip from Cartegena to Torrevieja proved to
be very bouncy and quite exhausting.
We arrived in the marina at Torrevieja around 5pm and,
despite phoning ahead that morning, we motored around for a long time and
radioed the office several times before the marinares came and directed us to a
After securing the boat and checking in at the office we
shared a very large bottle of beer and a family sized bag of crisps before
feeling revived enough to cook some dinner. So much for detoxing – four
days is our limit !
Since the detox was already broken we tucked into dinner
followed by sticky toffee pudding and custard.
A very early night with the alarm set for first thing in the
morning so that we could scrub and clean the boat before the heat of the day
Blue Magic decks are now gleaming and we are tucking in to
sausage sandwiches, supermarket trip this afternoon and chrome work to be
tackled tomorrow morning.