Hotel Casa del Marques
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We departed our home base in the Medieval town of Santillana del Mar for the Altamira cave and the nearby coastline of this area of Spain called Cantabria. Paleolithic artists painted the caves with images of animals, people and designs. The museum there was very interesting as well. The rest of our day was spent exploring the coastline. We …
... of bumping into the tour guide lady!! We went to a coffee shop, got a warm drink and finally I warmed up!! We did a lot more in the city, explored an art gallery and a museum, as well as checked out a very cool tower memorial to a writer, whom I forget his name. Someone said the memorial was a failure because it was like a church steeple taken off of a church and plunked on the ground. I liked through. I will include a picture if I actually took one. ...
A sunny day for our crossing, so we went up on deck and met several dog owners exercising their pets, plus other people doing various interesting trips. Once back in the cabin, Tricia set about writing christmas cards!! There won't be much time for that once we return, so it is a good idea.
We started watching the Rugby World Cup final, knowing we only had about 30 minutes before we disembarked. However, as luck would have it (or not, if you didn't like rugby), ...
We had some coffee and cookies at the hostel before leaving this morning. During our breakfast we met an older gentleman from Scotland, who had accomplished in 6 weeks what we had in 2 weeks. He was a little shaky and walked with a shuffle. He told us stories of taking an hour to get down a muddy hill because he was worried about slipping, spending the night in the woods and making a shelter because of ...
... es and brussels sprouts for dinner.
I had a chat with one of the hospitaleros, played with and pet their sweet but dirty golden retriever. Me and Ryan also took a walk behind and below our hostel, which opened up to this vast wetland or blue and green plant life. It was so peaceful and beautiful. We were optimistic that tonight we would finally catch up on some sleep.