Hostal El Meson
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... can cater for a much greater flow. Can a river have the equivalent of prostate problems?
2130. Hotel bar for couple of beers and tapas. A cracking calamares a la plancha with a third beer to wash it down, all for €7.60.
Off to a bed that I hope won't try to pitch me out every time the wind veers or backs.
... s Castilla-LaMancha region and also found the region had a very good
website with detailed information on the region’s sights and attractions. So I
started thinking about renting a car.
In recent years I’ve driven in Iceland, Mexico, and the
Dominican Republic and been on the road as a passenger for well over a year in
total on Dragoman truck trips. Driving overseas isn’t such a big deal, and I’ve
discovered it’s not ...
... is the best one so far. I had vegetable stew, which was a lovely mixture of green beans, potato and asparagus. White wine today and the usual crusty fresh bread. From the lunch, we hurried to catch the Benedictine monks singing the midday office. There seem to be about twenty monks in the group who sing beautifully and read a lesson (in Spanish of course). At the conclusion of the liturgy, a shaft of sunlight breaks through a window and ...
... but satisfying nevertheless! The day begins with a bus trip to the city of Osma, where Dominic, as a young man, became a canon. Much of the Cathedral has been rebuilt over the years, so not all of it dates from Dominic's time. However, the room housing the tomb of St Peter of Osma is of the 12th century, and is in excellent condition. No photos at all were permitted inside the cathedral. For lunch, a number of ...
... Camino. Aza is perched on a high hill and is reached by quite a steep climb up the road. Much of the buildings are decaying although some houses have been renovated. The Parish church has been restored and it is likely that Dominic would have visited his grandparents in the town and visited the tiny church. The church is opened for us by two local women who are the keepers of the keys. They limit our taking of photos ...
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