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Mar 8, 2016 - THE WILD WEST MEETS RELIGION (plus a few flamingoes)

The beauty of being in a motorhome is that plans can change. In my last diary entry I said that my next entry we will be in Portugal. Sorry, but we are still in Spain!! The reason being is we did a stop off at El Rocio. More about this crazy town later on but lets start from where we left off. We left Los Escullos nice and early with intentions of getting as far along the southern coast as we could but with no real plan of where we would stop. We didn’t get far. We were stopped by a Police speed trap accused of doing 78km in a 50km zone....

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Feb 3, 2014 - El Rocio

Well today ended a lot better than it started. It rained from about 7am to 11.30am & by then we were almost at our next destination, El Rocio. We packed up & left Puerto Gelves in the rain after watching a large yacht being hoisted out of the dock beside us to have it's bottom cleaned. We skirted Seville to the West & headed towards Portugal. We could have got there easily in a day but decided to take a look at El Rocio which is right on the edge of Spain's Donana National Wildlife Park. The rain eventually stopped late morning & it...

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Jan 19, 2011 - El Rocio: Gedoff yer horse....

We headed towards the Donana National Park, and the town of El Rocio which we were going to use as a base. Good site, absolutely fantastic weather, and close enough to the town to walk in. Perfect. But what a town; one of the strangest places I’ve ever been. First off, all the streets in the town, apart from the one main road that goes through the middle, are all made of sand. Every single one, and this is not a village, this is a fairly large town. Then, all the buildings have hitching posts outside them for the tying up of the horses....

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