Hotel Marques De Riscal
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- Drycleaning onsite
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Today we are scheduled to leave bustling Bilbao in our rental car and head for our next destination in the Spanish Rioja wine region. Before we picked up our car, Charlene had to visit a flea market at the neighborhood plaza near our hotel. She's never met a flea market she didn't like. Even when it is in Spanish, Basque or Castillian. This market covered everything from Spanish soccer cards (the Spanish equivalent to baseball cards). Hordes of ...
... to someone. I walked the circles arriving at the centre, looked a the pile of stones and the variety of colours, shapes and sizes, and then sat there for a while becoming one with the space. There are so many things like this along the Camino and you can choose to walk by or sit, depending on your mood at the time I guess. My mood today was to sit. It was a really nice thing to do and I'm so grateful to the person ...
This morning we set off after breakfast, for San Juan de Ortega. San Juan was apparently a disciple of Santo Domingo and also became known for his great works to serve the pilgrim to Santiago. This is a fairly isolated place and so San Juan built bridges, hospitals, churches and hostels throughout this region. In next to no time, we have arrived in Tosantos which is 4.8 kms along the Camino, where we took a short break before moving on. I am ...
... around my foot and ankle, which was very painful, then sent me on my way. I woke up this morning with much less swelling and pain than I have had in days, and I am now able to bend my toes. He had another go at Aaron's pinky's too. It would probably be wise to stay in the same town as him so he can keep us moving when we are feeling sore. We just had another downpour and thunderstorms. Hopefully this only happens at the end of our days.... Fingers ...
So I figured out how to turn the TV off - unplugging it did the trick...
After finishing watching Spain's version of Millionaire Hot Seat - complete with singing, dancing, trapdoors and no Eddie McGuire - we went to dinner at the hotel's restaurant. Again, thanks Mum and Dad!! Another massive fixed menu which kicked of with 4 appetizers (photo) which included a clear "tomato gazpacho beer" - awesome!