NH Palacio del Duero
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TravelPod Member ReviewsNH Palacio del Duero Zamora
Beautiful modernisation inside ancient building.
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Zamora - could be the title of a Dean Martin song. The town brought out my inner crooner - comfy and cleverly modernised NH hotel, honey coloured ancient buildings, a once a year ceramic market, storks nesting on bell towers, breakfast of organic fruits, local sheep cheese, fresh roasted coffee, mild sunny day. (Wifi is a constant challenge so this blog will need to be polished with pics later. )
... with the food except for the grilling of fish and meats over hot coals. Unfortunately I didn't have this as I was not feeling well that night. Stayed at the Parador hotel in Zamora, right in the heart of the historic section. Had a refreshing dip in the pool, followed by G and T's then dinner at a beautiful Tapas bar in the town square. Temperature still about 30 degrees at ...
Drove into the rain and cold and up the winding road to the top of the Puerto de Pajares. Unfortunately no views but still a steep road leading into the clouds. Then we arrived at the top and I was hugely disappointed to find the beautiful Parador I had stayed at in 1971 was boarded up and derelict and so sad looking. Now up on the high plateau we drove through abandoned villages and new towns with dismal apartment housing. Cranes nesting high on the tops of ruined church ...
... extra each we took it. Our English, Canadian, Australian and German friends walked past when we were checking in, and Warren went out to talk to them. On the spur of the moment, he decided to walk on. We will link up again either tomorrow or Monday.
There is a communal meal in an unusual circular building with a thatched roof tonight at 7 o'clock, eating regional food which should be interesting. Unfortunately, there is ...
After driving 5 hours across central Spain we have made it to Zamora. This is a walled city near the border of Portugal and was extremely nice. The area around the cathedral and castle have been made into a lovely park, and the views from atop the old city wall provided great viewing of the river and bridges below.
We arrived on Sunday night, and when we exited the hotel around seven we found the streets flowing with ...