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I have been running out of puff in a big way. However let's see what ground we can cover relatively quickly. Segovia was only a reasonably short drive from Salamanca (about 200ks) so on our way we did a detour to a castle La Granga de san Ildefonso. Amazing palace with almost every room has a domed ceiling with an ancient mural on …
So much to catch up on since last we spoke:
Our last day and evening in Barcelona had highlights. We went to the top of the mountain with Margherita and saw the expanse of Barcelona spread out below, huge view of the beautiful city. Then we went to the beach and the waves were calling to me, even though it was sunset and hadn't been the …
Lunced on the banks of the duero in Ribera del Deuro. All meat lunch with slim pickings for vegetarians. Drove to Segovia and the Acueducto Hotel is right und er the Roman aqueduct.
... and passports from safe.
This activity initially brought about an unsatisfactory outcome, accompanied with an awful lot of swearing from techno toddler Dad. Mum woke up soon after fortunately, and she was able to open the safe and retrieve our goods in about 2 seconds (just shows you how hopeless men can be)! We then put the passports and so forth in our suitcases, and had some breakfast downstairs.
I yet again had a huge course of breakfast, ...
... pool, some of us went to a bullfight.....if you know what a real bullfight is, you can probably imagine that it was pretty horrible. At a real bullfight, they do the running around with the red capes, but throughout the entire thing multiple men, on foot and on horses, stab the bull with various knives, spears, etc. Finally, the mateador stabs the bull with one of his swords, and then stabs it again in the head with his other ...
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this was a nice room and great bathroom. The shower was big enough for 2 :). the only downfall was that the WiFi was not in our rooms and we had to go down to the lobby each time to call home or send an email. Staff very helpful and coffee was wonderful.
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