Hotel Abades Guadix
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... spare bedroom and cooking us a feast.
We have been to some of the most iconic symbols of each country we have visited such as Stone Henge in the UK, The Eifel Tower in France, Pompeii in Italy, The Alcazar in Spain and the Tower of Belem in Portugal. That being said we have been to some lesser known and off the beaten track including Ksar Ghillane in Tunisia, Gallipoli in Italy and Lagos in Portugal.
We have had the opportunity to house sit on ...
... No lie.
So after lunch, where I had a glass of wine to calm my nerves, buzz took over to drive home down the mountains. I should have had much more wine! We were now on the outside lane on this extremely high curvy road and I was looking into abysses all along it. Did I say I was scared?
The good news is we made it.
After seista we headed over to Johnny Q's Irish bar for some Irish stew and music. Fun night and I've enclosed some pics but wanted ...
... covered with solar panels. We parked in a huge empty car park at the entrance to the town, concerned that the streets might be narrow and steep and not much parking available. The ascent was gentle at first then got steeper, then up some stairs and we were at the castle ramparts. Or were they? No, it was the council offices. Back down some more stairs and a view through an old archway revealed the cathedral. This is supposed to ...
... and incredibly, no one was injured. However 220 hectares of pine forest was destroyed by what was apparently the worst bush fire in the region for 40 years. It was just sheer luck that the fire headed away from the town and it has been reported in the local press that the fire was started deliberately. As always in these situations hats off to all the emergency services, pilots and volunteers who eventually got it all ...
... This is a poor substitute for a guard house, such as the one which was built on the top of Lucero. The box is only big enough for one person to stand up inside. I can only imagine that it was provided as some sort of a joke by a commanding officer whose men had been complaining about having to maintain their patrols in bad weather without shelter. And they wouldn't have been able to use it in a thunderstorm anyway!
It's taken 5 ...