Lovely day for our first Monday Club walk of the season. It’s hard to believe that last week, which was meant to be the first walk, had to be cancelled because of heavy rain.
We met at Advocat bay and walked to
The walk was along the coast, with lovely views of Calpe Rock for most of the journey.
Part of the walk was along a good coastal path, but some was clambering over rocks.
Our first short break, just long enough for a much needed “water break
The path has been greatly improved since we last did it about two years ago. The local council have provided nice little seating and picnic areas with attractive views.
We don’t normally have a proper café to stop during a walk, but this one is the exception. A short distance from Calpe there is a water sports centre with a café offering one of the nicest views of
A few miles on we came to the Tourist Information office, with its shaded picnic area. Again we do not often have a proper shaded picnic area for lunch, and we made the best of it.
Being our first walk we were all a little stiff after our lunch break, but we were soon back into our stride for the short walk back to the cars
We were all very impressed by this lovely “cairn” on the beach
It’s traditional for passing walkers to add a stone to any cairn they pass. And David did so with this one – which promptly collapsed
The harder he tried, the more it fell apart, and of course everyone did their best to help him – not!
Great to see everyone again, great to have such a lovely walk to get us back into our stride.