Sunday, March 20, 2011

A Day at the Beach

We had March Madness on Friday with seventy degree weather and fifty degrees yesterday. But this morning I noted it was in the thirties and tomorrow is in the forties. Where did springtime go? I need a day at the beach. Does anyone else?

If we can't get to the beach, I'm bringing the beach to us, with a quick visit to Lanzarote. Lanzarote is one of the Canary Islands, only seventy-nine miles off the coast of Africa. During the cruise this stop was made instead of our visit to Morocco. We had a lovely day in this pretty beach town. We didn't do any formal sight-seeing, but enjoyed walking along the beach.

 We found a wonderful shop -- with the best gelato! -- and had lunch. 

I'm warmed up, before I go out in winter coat and gloves for March in New York.  Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, too. 

The "green" photos were Southern Spain and olive groves. 


Marydon said...

Oh, how enticing! the food, beaches, sunshine ... you are such a TEASE, Carol.

Happy Spring ~

Pam said...

Oh, lucky you! It looks beautiful and surely beats the 40's and a thunderstorm here. Enjoy!!!

I'm mostly known as 'MA' said...

Chilly here too! Thank you for the trip to the Beach today! I really enjoyed the pictures and am hoping your Sunday is a wonderful one!

Kathleen said...

It barely broke out of the 40's here! Some difference!
Happy Spring Buttercup! I went to Villanova, but they are out now!

Grandma Yellow Hair said...

Honey I can not tell you how much the beach has been whispering Maggie to me. Lord knows I need to answer its call.
These lovely pictures made me want to even more so. I had a friend that vacationed there for a few weeks and loved it. I can now why. lol
You thoughtful generous comment was a much needed and welcome surprise for me today on my writing. I have wanted to finish this one I started before my husband left and have not been able to pick it up until just now. The only chapter I wrote after he left was a murder scene. hahaha
Have a wonderful week and I appreciate you

Chatty Crone said...

Hey I'll go to that beach with you and then stop for a cupcake and some coffee.


Mary said...

I love those photos. The beach and the water look wonderful and those pastries would make the day sweeter still. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Lynda said...

That water is sooooo beautiful! And gelato - - - - does anything really taste better? I think not!

LDH said...

Cold here too and maybe a little snow in the forecast. Makes those beach photos extra special to look at!

TheNote said...

WOWOW! Reminders of days living near a beach -
Thank you for warming me up a little -
Now, i gotta find a gelato shop . .