Hotel Spa Convento I
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- Free parking
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... up close. The road is a typical windy mountain road and as we come around the corner the promised Roman bridge was there. Pictures can't capture the beauty in the early morning light. AND traffic is still using it! Clearly had renos over the years but this is ancient and structurally sound after all those years. Today's engineers take note!
Losing a good 1/2 hour with the gobsmacking and photo time for oh shiny we decide its a good a place as any for brekky ...
... something but the sign is unreadable - where's the bar - here she says - in we go - very dark - place order - she turns on lights and as soon as coffee made she turns them off again - but we get coffee and toastados so we are fed and watered and dunnied!
From here it is 20km to tomorrow's digs down the bitumen OR a short distance North to tonight's digs and walk 22km west tomorrow to those digs. Stuff the bitumen, we'll do two days like ...
... liked it - just a shock - buds was fine then when we read packet, 1 each of plain, chocolate and cream. Oh well. But veges for brekky .............yummo!
Suitably sated we hit the road and slogged our way out of the city (they are always tough sidewalks and stuff and poorly marked until we eventually hit the dirt road and on our way to a village 7.3km up the road where coffee awaited. Wrong! No cafe/bar we could find, let alone open! Ok, tough it out for the rest of ...
... Look pretty neat - guess what? - you can't see them close - it's Monday! - they're closed Monday!- sheesh and disappointment! So took a walk along the river and wandered into the new city to find a grocery store - epic fail - wander back to old city - run back in to the Dutch couple - share a wine - find grocery store in old city after siesta - no prawns but we found razor clams so that will do.
In short - dinner was risotto and veges with razor clams - ...
... out electronics and head back to bar to find out where a shop or supermarket is - Arrgghh none in town - such is our luck on organising our own dinner!
Head out to check out what appears as an old monastery we could see on the way in to town. Turns out to be an old convent built 1406 and last inhabited 1828. We can explore the ruins around the fallen down boulders - truly aweosme and I suspect being in a remote area, ...