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Short weekend in Spain

this post contains affiliate links - read more about them  here This weekend, like most weekends went past in a flick of an eye. But it really was quite a busy one. Fun busy, slightly tiring, but well worth the effort. Saturday morning we flew to Alicante from Paris Orly on Vueling . The flight was at quite a reasonable time, 11.20am, but it's still a fairly early start when you consider allowing time for the drive to the airport and the airport check-in etc. We were up at 7am - gave ourselves an hour to get ready and sort the fur-babies out. We left at 8am as you can never be sure of the traffic through Paris. It should be about a 30 min drive on the motorway, but someday's it can take anything up to 2 hours - even been rumoured to take 4!! Also, there was some planned protests about fuel due to happen, so we left plenty of time so we hopefully weren't caught up in anything. Luck was on our side and it was a fairly good run. We parke

The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina village - Florida

- this post contains affiliate links - We went to Cape Coral in October for five nights. We had booked it nearly a year in advanced and had no idea that it would fall a week before we were due to move countries, from Spain to France. Certainly know how to put pressure on ourselves, but no-one could of predicted that one. Anyway, it was lovely to have a beak away before the craziness and stress of a big move. Neither of us had been over to Cape Coral before as we always seem to default to Fort Lauderdale.  It was about a two and half hours drive from Fort Lauderdale airport over to Cape Coral. Quite an easy straight drive through the Everglades. Sounds cool doesn't it. But to be honest it was a bit of a boring drive with just baron swamp land for miles. We did find a Maccy's en-route, which is always good for a road trip stop! We stayed at the The Westin Cape Coral Resort at Marina Village and it was a really lovely hote

A bit of a continuation from yesterday's post - things are looking up - braces removed and some lush silver shampoo!

We've moved to France!

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