Catalonia El Pilar
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... staying at a Bed and Breakfast within walking distance to town. We explored the town and had a late dinner on an outdoor patio, along with many locals. We realized that there is a great deal of English spoken in Barcelona but our Spanish Phrasebooks and sign language came in very handy today. We'll leave for the 4 hour drive to Madrid early tomorrow ...
... a couple of really nice gifts and Gimena made her own surprises for me and hid them for me to find. I am truly blessed to now have a Spanish family on top of my own.
I wrote something in Spanish that I will later translate:
Lo siento mucho no poder quedarme aquí más tiempo contigo. Hay que seguir adelante. Ha sido un placer vivir aquí y aprender de tu cultura, de tu comida, de tu historia y de tus paisanos. Aquí ...
... The normal encounter will be either while you are perambulating along, minding your own business, or while you are sitting outside at a table of a roadside cafe. The street encounter will either be a young woman with a clipboard who button holes you and encourages you to sign a petition. The petition will be some sort of entreaty to the local authorities for funding for a Home For Lost Children, or some such other ******** cause. Seems innocuous enough... The unwary ...
... photography allowed in these three places.
Guess the highlight was the trip to Monasterio De Piedra Parque.
Bit of a bus drive to get there, 90 minutes, but it is always interesting to drive through the countryside. Lots of wind turbines, especially through La Muela, not far out from Zaragoza. Spain, evidently, is fourth largest wind producing country in the world. We also saw cherries on trees ...
What an interesting experience watching baby hamsters grow from birth. We weren't even expecting it. Gimena took the two hamsters we have to school for show and tell one day. When the teacher gave them back, she said "oh an the babies are so tiny and cute". Our first response was "what babies??!!" Apparently one of the hamsters had 5 ...