Surprise, surprise! A queue for the shuttle bus the length of the quay.
Anyway, caught it and found the open top tourist bus (€11.50 each).
Nice tour of the City and then a look at Acazabar Palace which was very
interesting and must have been a stunner in it's heyday.
Then the Cathedral but didn't have time to look inside.
It was Wednesday 15th. August and it would appear to be a Public Holiday
(for what, I don't know). Everything very festive and people dressed
up in their Sunday best, trouble is, for us, this meant that very few
shops were open. So, it was on the open top bus again (€15 this
time). Tour was over by 1 PM and back on board for lunch.
2008 Black Watch.
Back again! Just had a wander around this time, you can have too much
of a good thing.
2009 Saga Ruby.
Easter Sunday and another Festive atmosphere but this time there was
a big parade which was great. Spent the morning standing by the side
of the road soaking up the atmosphere and back on board for lunch.
2014 Saga Pearl II.
A very hot day so, after catching the shuttle bus
in to the city, we had a slow wander around before going back to the
2016 Black Watch
We were taking a stroll along the beach when we saw the open top bus
so (we hadn't been on it for several years) got on. €29 each! I
know there's inflation but..... AND, the first seats we sat in the headphones
didn't work. As soon as some people got off we changed seats so OK then.
Having seen it all before (even though not for quite a while) it wasn't
really worth it and the bus seemed to take an age at some of the bus
stops with the driver chatting to other Company employees. Definitely
not worth the money now, we'll stay aboard next time.
Entrance to the lovely Malaga Cathedral
2018 Barcelona & the Western
We did say in 2016 that we'd stay aboard next time
but hadn't meant too! Edna, unfortunately, had stomach pains so went
to the Doctor. Tests galore, pills given and checks the next day which
resulted in the trip to Hospital (see Leixos). Still, the evening we
were in Malaga was the, always brilliant, Crew Show. Enjoyed by all.
2019 Flavours of
the Iberian Peninsula
As there was an "easy"tour in the afternoon (Snapshot Malaga)
we decided to do it. Not a good start! There was a long trek to the
coach, up a slope, in a lift and quite a distance on the flat. I went
on ahead to let the coach know that Edna was on her way (with her walker
she's quite slow nowadays) and she arrived puffed out and very cross.
A couple of photo stops but Edna stayed on, not too inspiring, especially
as it rained heavily! Still, it was interesting to look down on the
Bullring and the Saga Sapphire in port.
Malaga Bullring and the Saga Sapphire in port