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... with the locals. Google translate came to our aid, and allowed us to have some sort of conversation with the very sweet lady who ran the hotel. We were blown away again by the generosity and hospitality with which she prepared the food and served us. We were even treated to vegetables from her own plot. Contented and happy after our rather wet day we finally lay down in our beds for a well deserved ...
... wife relaxed in the shade of the village bar - huevos revoltos, jambon y quesa :washed down with the Ambar nectar.
Then on the 30 miles to Teruel on the great N420 sweeping turns all the way with Trumpy at the 5 mark for steady 80 mostly with tappets (small taps in back) when judged too far over into the FAB curves. Straight stretches through the Aragon highlands at 90, deserted road, steady six inches from centerline. This is ...
... on after the Christians took over in the 9th century. As well as this there are some stunning art nouveau buildings which we found fascinating. Good old Lonely Planet brought us to the most fab hotel in the town centre. Renovated in the last 12 months it is nicely minimalist modern for only E49 a room [$80]. The very helpful girl at the desk pointed us to a great tapas bar, where we enjoyed fantastic food and booze. Life is good
After checking out we took off on another beautiful day.
We then drove down and up and down and up for many hours. The scenery was good and some of the passes were as high if not higher than many we did in the Pyrenees. ( We are aiming to do more high mountain passes before we leave when hopefully the snow has left.)
The next hotel was a bit easier to access as it was outside the walls of the old city and thus even had parking out the front. ...
... and miles and miles of Mediterranean views.
It's Sunday night now -- we laid low today with only the few doorbell rings of neighborhood kids wanting Sam and Henry to play to interrupt us. We headed out for a pizza night -- just as big lightning and significant rain came down. It's an impressive display outside right now.
We'll kick off our first full real week of school tomorrow and see how that goes!
I've also posted a few shots of ...