Carlton Rioja Hotel
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I have this image of myself in my head (perhaps pretentious / arsey / incorrect, but just being honest) as being very European. Very espaņol, very Mediterranean - even a bit, dare I say it, Latina.
I mean look at the evidence! I shout, smoke, drink beer for pleasure,
enjoy football, loudly air opinions about sex, and revel in the fact
that I dance like an absolute twit. And I thought I was the only one,
'til I made my first trip to Spain and saw that ...
... Still, a bit slapdash, Spain? The company haven't even asked for a CRB check...)
A brief moment of interest / terror: one of the other teachers, a scary, shouty harridan, sat in on one of my miserable attempts at child care. She nearly screamed the bloody room down, and in a carefree manner, yanked the children around by the arm. Could maybe learn from her? Children were terrified of her. Christ, I was terrified of her!
... to a recording of her wailing away in Spanglish.
"I sing very well", she said, as the play back went on and on.
Being English, I was forced to sit through the whole thing with a jaw-achingly false smile glued to my face. I even faked a bit of applause, every time I thought it was over.
All fair play to him, Random Romanian walked out half way through, muttering darkly. New respect (/fear) for Romanian culture.
Collapsed into bed.
... of the GFC on Spain. The new golf course though seems relatively well used, although I'm not sure by whom because no one seems to live in this place. Only 6 kms to go so we hot footed it to Santo Domingo de la Calzada arriving at around 3pm. Exhausted, more from the previous two long days, I lay on the bed. This is turning into the first thing I do when I check in to a hotel. Just to take ...
What a difference a day makes! Mostly because the weather was mainly cloudy. It made walking so much easier, even though Judy still has foot problems. The swelling is slowly going down, but alas, a new blister. Still, we walked 20 km. to Logroņo via beautiful Viana where we enjoyed our first ...