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... squid, prawns, lobster and crab.
It's claim to fame is that 'El Cid' was filmed here. Not that we re-call anything familiar from the film however we enjoyed walking along the ramparts and viewing the North and South beaches from the battlements.
A complete village in a fort and there were several hidden churches surprisingly tucked away down side streets. Also because it is ...
... but thought it might be too big for our little cooking pot.
Instead we bought some Christmas cheer in the form of some lovely Spanish brandy and some good Rioja.
Kay had her photo taken with Father Christmas but refused to sit on his knee.
The stalls were mostly leather goods and jewelery and some Christmas decorations.
We had a lovely lunch in a bodega bistro where we sampled the local rioja..lovely.
... were queueing up for the tiny ferry that takes people across the river to the village.
The ferry was part of the reason we were here. I had read that it was little more than a wooden raft, which sounded like fun and I wasn't disappointed. I don't think it runs to a schedule but simply makes the crossing when there is enough traffic to make it worthwhile. There were two vehicles in front of us and the ferry had already started off. Whilst we stepped out of the car to get ...
... never far away, which is a nice thought, as today was 30 degrees. We travel from one beautiful or interesting old town to another, and in between we see some very ordinary ones. Even some less than ordinary ones. Lots of factories. Hard to understand why unemployment is high.
On the agenda today ...
... abroad style I bought a Telegraph and sat with my feet in the sea for an hour before wandering into town to return to Portons Restaurant where I had eaten last night.
Purchased a cheap small electric kettle (I had planned to get one of these before I left but forgot – another recommendation from the HUB adventure bike seminars), so at last there is coffee and tea on tap in the ...