Carlton Rioja Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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There's some ways we have adapted to Spanish life, and other ways we've maintained our own style....
Sleeping: We sleep the same amount of hours, but everything's pushed back, way back. Bedtime is not at 7, it's at 10 or 11. Looking forward to starting a siesta of at least a rest. Tess naps on the run. Going to bed for the girls is just as rocky here as at home, but all in all no complaints.
Fun: The fun bar has ...
... a mediaeval fort. the cliff face down to the new city was dotted with cave houses and little stone houses built into the stone.
As often happens, we got side tracked by local information and headed along the Duero river to the Rieba del Duero wine growing area. many Spanish believe this is the premium wine growing region. For our simple taste, they are all pretty good - and incredibly cheap! The vines were pretty strange ...
... ladies and an old man on entering, who were terribly proud of their church keeping roles. I had removed my hat and sunglasses, but I feared I was in trouble for inappropriate dress, my skort (skirt with shorts attached underneath ... "Come on Barbie, let's go Barbie, ooh, ooh ooh") was not past my knees, and was in fact was in only half way between my knees and vagina, and I thought I was about to be asked to leave. The older man quietly approached me, ...
Our last stop of the day was the small, but very quaint, village of Viana. The city is surrounded by medieval walls and has traditional very narrow streets. The main sites here are two churches - one active and one in ruins. The former, Santa Maria, is notable as the burial place of Cesare Borghia, the illegitimate son of a pope and the role model for The Prince by Machiavelli. The story behind this is rather interesting, but too complicated to share here. We got ...
... and buen Camino. As the taxi drove away, the lady from Belgium, with whom we dined two nights ago in Ventosa joined us at our table and shared her adventures since we had last seen her and then departed to walk on ahead for another 10 km before stopping for the night. NOTE: we have similar experiences as above every day, whenever and where ever we encounter fellow pilgrims at stops and even sometimes while walking It was now 12:30, so Jim walked the 50 some steps to ...