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... the Romans in 25 BC) that grew during the Reconquista and the discovery of America. It is also in a region I came to learn about, and love, Extremadura - it is such a beautiful and historic region which also boasts lovey mountains and lush valleys. This was region i had never heard of before, having only heard of Andalucia, Madrid, Catalonia etc. More about this great region ahead! Oh, and I forgot to mention the chocolate churros in Toledo - divine!
... course] were privileged to kiss some silver trinket attached to her. Once this was done, she was rotated 180 degrees to become the focal point high above the altar [we were in the most special of rooms in the rabbit warren]
The indulgence continues because we got to stay in the cloisters of the monastery itself. It has been turned into an affordable accommodation hospaderia and has been one of the most amazing stays ...
... the rocks are giving me the humphs - having to look where I put my damned foot! Sucks! Next uh oh of the day!
The road today was all the old Roman road until we turn to go into the town. Mostly seems to be preserved (the original road area is probably buried) and runs like a reserve between farm fences. Markers showing it as the VDLP original road and other signs of Roman road times. Easy going except for the water traps and the rocky bits. As the sun gets up ...
... the Romans built is flat. So while not quite 1st century, still pretty damned old. Road up to the village says no pedestrian traffic so we follow the arrows thinking they will take us through another way. Nothing doing! Obviously the village doesn't want peregrinos so hi ho off we go on to tonight's destination.
Required bush pee stop because we didn't get a coffee. And lo and behold, in the farmers paddock is some ancient granite bowl and something we couldn't ...
... may be a girl but at least I know what freaking direction I am travelling. Had a really good giggle on this one. The girl isn't stupid!
A few hitos today and at one point while still in darkness there was a marker for the Camino and a marker for the Roman road. Hmmmm we thought briefly and decided to take the Camino. Didn't trust the Roman road as we got lost on it the other day or more to the point it disappeared into a field and there was nowhere to ...