Paraiso Del Tietar
Travel Blogs from Avila
... sisters were slaughtered by the Romans because of their
Christian beliefs in the 4th century.
We had lunch in a restaurant called the Soul Kitchen. We got
their just before the Spanish 2pm lunchtime rush and had menu del dia. It was
delicious. The sign outside the restaurant declared they were against all war
and tourist menus!
We found a supermarket on the outskirts of town and then
drove back to the campsite. On ...
Ávila was a very good day trip and and the wall was incredible! However towards the end of the day I did begin to get slightly bored. Other than the wall, there was not much to do besides walk the city and visit churches. Ávila is the city in Spain with the highest density of churches! Although beautiful, every cathedral or basilica was nearly the same as the last, and after a long day of walking, I was glad to get back to Madrid. ...
... very garlickly and delicious).
The girls went scarf-shopping yet again and bought a few more, while the long-suffering boys waited in the town square. We have seen very few bike shops on this trip at all!
We had a bit of a rest in the afternoon, caught up with washing and went to the supermarket. Went back to the town at night for another wander around.
... the road around 3pm. As we started driving on the motorway, we remembered we hadn't seen the giant 'Gulliver' statue lying in one of the city parks - we weren't turning back though! The motorways seemed a lot slower and busier than previously, but every option on the GPS said we were on the right motorway. It was also unusual to be on a non-toll road. We stopped off at a couple of the highway rest areas, which seemed ...
... All of which were exemplary.
I was then roped in to a magician's performance outside the restaurant where I had to look like I knew what I was doing with a magician who spoke a foreign language at a million miles an hour! I HAD NO CLUE! He made a cigarette disappear from right in front of me, before I went back to the room and went to bed. I have another interesting day tomorrow, as I'm off to Salamanca. See you then, adios for ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting