The Pension Miraflores
Travel Blogs from Zaragoza
Our Zaragoza leg, 22-24 June. Train trip from Lleida to Zaragoza was very interesting through the irrigated plains again. Don't think theses plains in Spain get much rain! But the irrigation does a wonderful job! Wind turbines along the ridges of the mountains. Lots of them. Small towns, big churches and the odd castle or two kept us interested along the way.
Noticed some storks again with penthouse ...
... pointed to the board and I suspect swore at me in Spanish. Bumped into two Queenslanders who were experiencing the same difficulties and also headed for San Sebastián. The husband was putting his money on Stand 3. Decided to stick with them. Figured if I ended up somewhere I hadn't intended to go at least I would be with people who spoke English! Fortunately, he was on the money.... The mountain scenery as we headed for northern Spain was just ...
... out it was just across the road from me all time. Fab. So I hopped on the shuttle bus and went about finding the bus to Zaragoza. I went to sit down at a cafe to text Dad that I'd arrived safe when suddenly this begger (Beware lots of beggars in the actual airport...) knocked against me and my phone went flying out of my hand, so I quickly bent down and picked it up. I went to continue to text Dad when I realised the screen?? Yeah it was blank. ...
... the amazing old Cathedral (Basilica del Pilar), we had the Menu del dia at Cafe del Mercado. We are enjoying exploring different dishes on the menu and comparing the Spanish versions of dishes to what we are used to. We have had a few surprises! More about that later. Sorry, no photos since my camera was stolen - I must figure out how to get the photos off my cellphone and get some photos from my fellow ...
... to life though, they seem to work hard and play hard, and enjoy socialising out in the sun with friends and family.
Although it has been fairly manic and tiring, I have thoroughly enjoyed the last few weeks working here. The next couple of weeks will hopefully involve finishing my analysis of the TTD parameters as well as analysing shelf life samples using ethylene absorbable pads to see if they help to extend the shelf life.
TripAdvisor Reviews The Pension Miraflores Zaragoza
Other places to stay in Zaragoza
San Pablo, Zaragoza | Hostelfrom $40
Casco Antiguo, Zaragoza | 2 star hostelfrom $41
Parque de Roma, Zaragoza | Hostelfrom $32
Casco Antiguo, Zaragoza | Hostelfrom $38
La Magdalena, Zaragoza | Hostelfrom $83