Hotel Spa Convento I
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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 ...
... the Camino Frances which is the Camino we did last year and we want to walk new territory. So we will head west where its actually called the Camino Sanabrés or alternatively Camino Mozarabic but is still classed as VDLP alternative route. That's Spain!
Red poppies grow wild here and are everywhere. We noticed this last year and on Anzac Day struggled to fine some to wear. Three more days, let's hope they are about!
See them in the photos of the ...
... goes a truck horn - we look up - slowing traffic and a herd of deer crossing the highway - see one run across in front of us obviously split from the herd - then the big truck pulls over. He must have hit one because he is stopped at the top of a hill causing a traffic jam - not smart but then we realise they don't have the big bull bars we do - he's probably stowed the front in. Tough expensive day for him.
By the time we get close there is an emergency vehicle there and ...
... until next week! Holy **** and the next village makes it a 36km day and we don't want to play!
So while Hedley cooks I talk to the hospitalario, an American who has lived in Holland for 20 years who speaks four languages - in luck - speak to her and she says yes, there are troubles in Montamarta - sheesh we've already worked that out. Show her what I've managed to ferret out - hand her my phone, she only has her Dutch one - and she makes calls - the place ...
... to our own company!
This Camino is so different to the Frances. Few speak English so without each other it could have become very lonely. But we guess it's the bar today for meals! We buy a bottle of wine as we sit to plough our way through emails, fb and our blogs. Not much else to do, though we can see heating in the Albergue, just hope it works - it's still barely 10 degrees!
Sloppy, clack day in outback rural ...