Fontecruz Avila Golf Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Today was a me day(by Brendan!) We headed out to see the cyclists ride the penultimate stage. This was always going to be a cliffhanger as Tom Dumoulin only had a 6 second gap over Fabio Aru. There were 4 big mountains to climb so it always looked like Aru would be in a stronger position. We got a train to the main station and missed our link by a slim margin, due to the machine not taking our money. Once tickets were ...
... and will call in any potential assistance to help. . Daughters, diners, chefs, friends etc. I think they are still in their tourism infancy and are gradually learning how to make the great beast of tourism viable, of high quality without compromising their culture.
What else do I know ...... they speak Portuguese not Spanish (obviously) and they proudly claim to be far more accommodating of those who don't speak Portuguese than Spain.
Their beaches ...
Ávila was a very good day trip and and the wall was incredible! However towards the end of the day I did begin to get slightly bored. Other than the wall, there was not much to do besides walk the city and visit churches. Ávila is the city in Spain with the highest density of churches! Although beautiful, every cathedral or basilica was nearly the same as the last, and after a long day of walking, I was glad to get back to Madrid. ...
... holding the thing together. How they lifted the blocks and put the arches together, I have absolutely no idea. I spend ages walking round it, inspecting it from above and below, and taking lots of photos. And then spend half an hour having coffee outside a nearby bar, so that I can look at it some more! I reckon it might be the most amazing structure I've ever seen, though perhaps the Taj Mahal might edge it out.
There's numerous other old ...
... to me by the other kids in my program: Token. As we were sweating bullets in the van, our driver seemed completely oblivious to the fact that we were all suffocating to death behind him. So, I blurted out " Senor, puede encender el aire acondionado por favor?". The driver then blasted the air and we could all breathe once more. They had no idea that I could even speak some Spanish, so they decided that I was their "token" ...