El Mar, La Mar

Posted: 09:18@10.07.06 Originally posted in July 2006. (Note: This review is now depreciated, and is only available as a historical note. Comments below were from the old version of my blog which I copied over. This review was originally posted in July 2006. I am assured that this restaurant has been revamped since then. This review is maintained here for historical purposes only. For full information on this restaurant please visit: www.elmarlamar.com. I recently had Continue reading El Mar, La Mar

Vera Hotel, Vera

 Posted: 09:13@22.06.06 (Note: This review is now depreciated, and is only available as a historical note. STOP bar has changed hands since then. It’s still very good though!) .Twas Maters birthday. A rare occasion. As some say, when you have a birthday, you take a day off – when she takes a birthday, she takes a year off. (Only joking!!) ANYWAY  off we popped to the Vera Hotel. Recently taken over (60%) by the Continue reading Vera Hotel, Vera

Bann Thai, Mojacar

Posted: 09:18@06.06.06 (Note: This review is now depreciated, and is only available as a historical note. ) Update Summer 2007 The Bann Thai is, sadly, no more. It is now a funky chill out bar going by the name of “Titos Buddha Bar”. Best of luck to Tito, but I shall miss it´s passing. Original review (posted June 2006) as follows: Sunday, and after the excitements of the boat race, followed by a leisurely caipirinha Continue reading Bann Thai, Mojacar

Costasol, Husa Hotel, Almeria

Costasol, Husa Hotel, Almeria city Posted: 06:52@04.07.06 (Note: This review is now depreciated, and is only available as a historical note) I was recently in Almeria for a meeting with the Provincial Delegate of Industry & Innovation, as part of the Levante sin Cables Aereos campaign (www.levantesincables.org). There were 6 of us, and we had some time to kill after the mornings demonstration, so off we popped for lunch. Since we at the bottom of Continue reading Costasol, Husa Hotel, Almeria

Stop bar, Turre

(Note: This review is now depreciated, and is only available as a historical note. STOP bar has changed hands since then.) Recently while en route to the Gym, Martin and I were sidetracked by a pressing desire for a Guinness. It´s a pet theory of mine that a beer before and after a heavy gym season prevents you from muscle strain by relaxing you. Opinion is divided on the issue – I say it´s true, Continue reading Stop bar, Turre