Hotel Foxa Valladolid
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We travelled from Pau to Valladolid - finally crossing the Spanish border.
A very pleasant journey through snow capped mountains, very scenic and pretty! However, Colin seems to have developed a (only to be described as Geeky) tendancy to spot train lines or rather unfinished train lines - I am a little worried and hope this doesn't …
... after a long and fast descent that we realised it was a spoke which had snapped. We pulled into the nearest town and couldn't believe our luck that 'Mundo Bici' was literally just around the corner. Our new friend 'Paco' was both efficient and fair, he seemed genuinely concerned about the price of the new wheel, but we had little choice but to pay him either way. After 15 minutes we were back on the road with the wind and the mountains behind us, stopping only in ...
... to go in a lovely bustling market town where we sat in the square watching as the entire population seemed to have come out to enjoy their Sunday. After sheltering from the worst of the mid-day sun, we pushed on through to our destination for the day. Upon our arrival, Georgie was outside tinkering with her bike whilst I went to check in with my non-existent Spanish. I must have said something right as i was ...
... to check out the pictures!
Later that day after classes, almost our entire group met for pizza under the aqueduct (which was really good, probably because they were a "Sicilian" pizza place ;)) and then we went to Oso Blanco (Polar Bear lol) to watch Spain play in the Confederation Cup! Then a lot of us walked around and went to Calle de los Bares (a street full of nightlife, bars ...
... way back to the car without getting too wet. We got in and headed back home, another two hours. So, we drove for a little over six hours and had nothing to "show" for it. With that amount of time, I could have driven us to Barcelona, or Rota, or Lisbon. With two fewer hours I could have driven us to Santander on the north coast. Oh well, live and ...
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