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... English.We were soon settled in a lovely room with views half way to the moon! Guy sussed out strong Chilean connection of gorgeous owner (photos on wall, books on table in lounge etc) and spent pleasant half hour or so in Chilean repartee with Inigo O'Shea Prats (how's that for name!). He is Spanish but has spent considerable time in Chile - he almost built his hotel there but decided on this beautiful mountain in Spain because weather was better all year ...
... granite rock faces to
climb. The peaks create a stunning skyline.
Back at the campsite, the Easter hols have started in
earnest. The Spanish holidays are from the Thursday with everyone back at work
on the Monday so it looks like we are in for some late nights as gangs of
children, teenagers and their parents stay up until all hours shouting and
screaming and whatever else the Spanish do to let you know they are on holiday
... 3 hours for Molly to get there and play!
As soon as we got there, we headed off to Talavera - a town famous for its ceramics - about an hour away. Maria Jose´s husband is starting a microbrewery and was having a mini-open house for family and friends. The official opening is in 8 days, but all of the painting was done, equipment in place, and for the most part, ready to go! I was quite impressed seeing ...
... 800 pairs of nesting griffon vultures. Excellent enjoyable trip and back by 1pm. Caroline had been housekeeping the van in the meantime.
We then drove onto a new destination in the mountains, which Caroline would not divulge, the reason being that she had booked an evening meal at a Parodor hotel there, a 15th Centure ...
... rest and a pepto bismo. I was annoyed when I asked how much did the care cost and one of the nurses said that they already took the money out of my wallet. I found out that Spain landscape is mostly flat with a few rugged hills here and there. The summers are usually hot and arid with cold and windy winters. ...