Hotel Puertobahia & Spa
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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There wasn't a whole lot here that we intended to see but the hotel prices were cheap, it was close to Seville, Rota, and Tarifa, and it was on a beach. So once we finally got to the city edge, we managed to miss one exit which made us take a very ridiculous route to get back to the hotel adding on another 45 minutes of driving that was not …
There are lots and lots of sherry bodegas around the centre of Jerez and we found a few just up the road from us. Mostly they don't do visits or you have to make an appointment but one small one had a sign outside so we went and looked. Into a small door in the wall, and inside dark and with just one elderly man behind an antique counter with a very old huge mechanical ...
... was ceremonially opened in front of him. He (for it was always a he) then had 24 hours isolated in this chapel to study the book. Food was passed to him through a grill. After 24 hours the college dignitaries came in and the student had to give a one hour dissertation on the book, followed by a question and answer session and debate. The dignitaries then discussed amongst themselves whether to award a degree. How different things ...
... br> A bit more lounging about brought us to teatime and as we haven't had pork and vegetable stew for a while that's what we had. The camping gas light burned out after tea, so I guess I know what we'll be doing tomorrow - searching the hardware shops for more canisters. And the DVD player didn't get charged up so no film: it looks like an evening of thumb twiddling. . . or perhaps playing virtual cards again.
... the cathedral, churches, arches and historically significant buildings as the tourist manual told me to be. Instead I most enjoyed observing the cat colonies sunbathing on the rocks, an epic sandcastle and walking along the coast with the sun beating and a gorgeous vista. One really helpful thing about Cadiz was the painted lines on the ground indicating paths for 4 different walking tours. Makes life easy for map-reading-impaired people such ...