Marbella ...

Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Next morning we arrived in Marbella, where we were greated with a superb dawn ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). We had to take the tender boats again to shore ... little bit difficult for Thomas' mum, but we managed ... here at the beginning of our guided tour ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). We went straight to the old city centre which is lovely. Unfortunately, this old centre can hardly be seen as it is surrounded by ugly modern buildings ... reminded us a bit of Surfers Paradise in Queensland ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). This is the Plaza of the Oranges ... really pretty ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... here another photo of it ... as you can see, we were again so lucky with the weather ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Here another picturesque colonial part of this city ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). ... we saw these flower-pots hanging from this wall ... how the f... do you water them?
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Here a narrow alley ... just wide enough for a wheelchair ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Finally resting for a coffee and enjoying the sunshine ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Then we went to Port Banus, the harbour with the yachts of the pretty, the rich and the pretty rich ... just forget it ... unbelievable how many people just move to Marbella to be part of "it" ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Speaking of which ... here the appropriate boat ... "far too xsiv" ... at least that guy has got some humour
(for Germans: if you read xsiv as one word it sounds like "excessive")
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Finally ... some of the tourists there ... Thomas just likes the picture ...
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). That night we had a dinner at the Dieter Mueller restaurant on the ship ... the lady holds a bottle of Australian wine (Mitchelton Shiraz from Victoria!) ...


To summarise: the old city centre is wonderful, the "fancy-pancy" part with all the rich was quite disappointing ...