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... English.We were soon settled in a lovely room with views half way to the moon! Guy sussed out strong Chilean connection of gorgeous owner (photos on wall, books on table in lounge etc) and spent pleasant half hour or so in Chilean repartee with Inigo O'Shea Prats (how's that for name!). He is Spanish but has spent considerable time in Chile - he almost built his hotel there but decided on this beautiful mountain in Spain because weather was better all year ...
... good time.
More walking today but something a little lower level – the
Ruta Cinco Villas (Five Village walk). A
circular walk taking in – you guessed it – five villages over 16.8 km.
To get to the start of the walk we cycled up towards the
village of Santa Cruz and left our bikes locked up behind a bush about a
kilometre before the village. ...
... It is so hard to get a loan in Spain right now for anything - including a business. That is one of the reasons that the economy is stalled - because banks do not have any money for people to put their business ideas into action. Luckily, Fernando´s dad is a businessman himself and was able to lend him the money to get it going. (Actually, he bet his retirement on it, so here is hoping for the best!) I am not ...
... 8220;piñata” of sweets, provided by the lodge staff, bringing the curtain down with a nice touch, leaving just enough time to take the final shower of the week and start packing cases for Fridays´ journey home to Valencia. Friday morning, was unique in that children could not be found slowly tossing an arm Tai-Chi-style in the air, nor moving to the aerobic beat of Mr. Barnes' hugely vast music collection. It was, instead a frantic case-packing hour between ...
Well, as I sit and write this latest entry, you can almost hear a pin drop inside the Gredos Centre Lodge. It's quiet time, and I dont think anyone will argue with 30 minutes to rest the legs that have wandered and roamed the sleepy hills this morning around Valdeascas.
It was the second nature trail in as many days and it encompassed some glorious waterfalls, rivers and rocky paths that took us in total around 5 kilometres. Plenty of time was included ...