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The ferry docked on time. And, as you do, we sat on the car deck. Waiting. BE went to investigate and reported (eventually) that the lowest deck was cleared and our deck was next. All of a sudden we were on the move and out onto the docks and thence onto the motorway. We needed to do 160 miles and 80 on the motorway would see us on target for arriving at the hotel at a suitable time for a beer! Some of the way was free but then, naturally, there was a toll ...
... used the already made caves and holes as different rooms and alters. Then you can climb up in it and into the man-made part. From the top you can see the river and a really nice view.
It was such a long day that by the time we got back, it was 9pm; 12 hours after we had left in the morning. However, we really had a good time and got to know each other outside of class.
... Look! A big rock! ( We are in country Spain! ) A lot of fun though... Especially when someone yells 'Duck.' (No..... there are not lots of ducks in this area of Spain.... But haven't got to Madrid yet... There may be ducks there.) They yell 'Duck' so they can take a photo out the window. However there are bulls. See attached photo. Story goes that these huge black billboards used to be emblazoned with the name of a Spanish Sherry. ...
... lots of crunch. Met Miguels brother and cousin. Zulema told Robyn women don't drink alcohol in pubs so the girls had a non alcoholic bitter which was very good. Left Miguel and Zulema to watch their son play footie and headed to Soria. Lots of people promenading about the old part of town despite the cold, windy weather. Found a local tapas bar and warmed up. Then home, a great day. ...
Said farewell to Isabel and Toni and headed west via Zaragoza to La Rioja. Learned two new spanish words from the overhead motorway signs-viento fuerte which means strong winds. Copped a bit of a buffeting from time to time.Surprised to see how much desert there is around Zaragoza-quite a big area. Also not many little villages between the main towns-this part of ...