Prowling my world, camera in hand

7 March 2008

Week 09: Salinas

Filed under: — Administrator @ 07:47

Last week began with a couple of rainy days, but towards the end of the week the weather returned to normal. The pictures are from around here, “here” being Alicante.

Muchavista beach with rain clouds:

The alternates

Alternate 1
We have a lemon tree in our garden. It is a great luxury to just go out and pluck a lemon for our gin & tonic:

Alternate 2
One of the social activities at our office is Bacchus, the wine club. Once a month they organize a tasting, and so Thursday evening this is where we were, tasting wines from a local producer from the province of Alicante:

Alternate 3
Afterwards we went for dinner at a tapas bar, and despite being with my wife, I enjoyed the sights:

The rest of the pictures are from a glorious Saturday.

Alternate 4
Outside our front gate there is a vacant lot. I hope it stays vacant for a long time, and given the construction slump in Spain, it will:

Alternate 5
In the morning I did some chores, and then I took a motorcycle ride along this road, south of Alicante:

Alternate 6
There is a large desalination plant near the town of Santa Pola. These are the surrounding wetlands:

Alternate 7
Salt in the water:

Alternate 8
Salt on land:

Alternate 9
Then, in late afternoon, we walked down to the beach with our dog to let her play in the water:

Alternate 10
Cheeta had exercised a lot, and of course the water from the Mediterranean is not drinkable, so we bought her some bottled water:

Alternate 11
…which she thoroughly enjoyed:

1 Comment »

  1. Interesting set again, Nathan. Alternate 3 surely got my attention too ;-))

    Comment by Wiliam Wagenaar — 8 March 2008 @ 11:41

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