Travel Blogs from Talavera de la Reina
... in bank account. Still waiting!
To late to go to Jerez as we have 5 hour drive ahead of us. After quite a pleasant drive arrived in Don Quixote country , didn't see any windmills to tilt at , so headed up the mountain to our scheduled hotel. As we arrived at this absolutely beautiful hotel on an equally beautiful mountain, with views to die for, our uncooperative little man was soon forgotten! The owner was a lovely man ,gorgeus to look and who ...
... back to
our bikes. Luckily it was all downhill back to the campsite.
I am going to suggest we have a day off tomorrow.
Weather: Foggy and a little cooler.
I persuaded John we needed to go shopping and should combine
this with a bit of sightseeing in Avila.
Avila is back over the mountain pass. The campsite was
shrouded in fog this morning but as we drove over ...
... 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 ...
... enjoyed by all.
Yesterday was also an opportunity for 2 groups to bake rock cakes with instructors Raquel and Anais. The results were yummy! The third group went today and puddings were provided for one and all as a result of very successful culinary afternoons!
Stay tuned for the final blog following the farewell party night when campers and teachers alike will enjoy the celebrations while looking back on what has been a really wonderful ...