Alicante, SpainMarch 6, 2019 in Spain ⋅ ☁️ 15 °C
After our less than terrific experience with the Hop On, Hop Off bus in Malaga, we boarded the HOHO in Alicante with some trepidation. But it was short and cheap and the day was cool and overcast so we road it around for one circuit.
On the HOHO, Alicante was unimpressive. But when we started walking, we enjoyed it much more. Alicante is a seaside town that is heavily dependent on tourism. Like all of our stops, it featured a fortress on a high point and a huge cathedral. We started with a coffee at a marina cafe and then walked through some of the shopping district and old town. Christine went into a festival museum. The festival is called Las Fuegres which roughly translates into “take over the streets”. Once a year, the town parades floats with whimsical tableaux, crowns a queen and puts on a huge fireworks display.
The shore day was a short one so by 2:00 p.m. we were back on board for one last game of Trivia. Tory cashed in her participation points for an NCL water bottle. Tory and Christine toasted our last day on board with a lovely concoction called a Rum Cake (two actually).Read more