Rain, Tapas and the Moors in Malaga

Spain, Malaga Guide (B): Rain, Tapas and the Moors in Malaga

I woke to dark stormy skies and the promise of rain for the entire morning – though sun to follow in the afternoon. I didn’t want to stay in the hotel for much of the day, so ventured out. It was quiet and early in the day, the rain light. It’s quite hazardous walking around the historic centre in the rain as most of it, while pedestrianised, is paved with marble stone which is very slippery. Even if there’s no rain, large trucks are out in the morning hosing everything down making all the roads and walkways wet. And that’s great because it’s very clean everywhere – but you do need to tread very carefully. I’ve slipped over a couple of times and have to resist any urge to hurry.

There was only one thing to do as the rain got heavier – find coffee and shelter! I couldn’t have found a better place than El Ultimo Mono Juice & Coffee in Calle Sta. Maria.

Funky inside, it was a place that really knows its coffee – as was immediately evidenced when I ordered. What proportion of milk to coffee did I want; how many shots? Inevitably, finding another coffee enthusiast, we delved deeply into a coffee discussion. The coffee itself was excellent – a cappuccino, which he knew should be one part milk to two parts coffee – and I had a slice of delicious banana and chocolate bread with it. I made myself comfortable in a big armchair and got out my book. It was tempting to stay there all morning but when the weather seemed to clear a bit, I went out again. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Rain, Tapas and the Moors in Malaga
Guide Location: Spain » Malaga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: El Ultimo Mono Juice & Coffee   Cafe Central   Plaza Uncibay   Los Gatos   Moorish Alcazaba Fortress   Gibralfaro Castle   La Malagueta  
Author: Kay Gale
Read it on author's website: https://travel-gourmet.com/2018/10/14/malaga-2081-rain-tapas-the-moors/

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