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Stuff ups with buses etc. arrived in Saville 10.30 dinner then bed.
Have three great days with Lorraine. Visited churches, convents, bibloteca's and other interesting historic places.
We had forgotten how late the Spanish eat, how much they smoke but how fabulous the food and vino is.
You pass by the schools, kids out the front smoking in their non uniform, some with shorts that don't meet their ...
... re surrendering to the pig and going out to the best cochinillo (suckling pig) restaurant in Segovia. It might be slim pickings on the trail so we need to fatten up before go.
If Avila is all about Teresa then for me Segovia is all about St John of the Cross. His remains were placed here iin the Discalced Carmelite Convent and the visit to this sepulchre was the purpose of my journey. I ...
Let nothing disturb you
Let nothing frighten you
All things pass away
God never changes,
patience obtains all things,
he who has God
finds he lacks nothing
God alone suffices - St Teresa of Avila
It's very late, we're very sleepy, photos way to slow to download. Today it's all about Teresa so I'll let her take the lead. We are ...
... the outside was good enough. With the time now way past noon we set of to Segovia again. Johan had our "soekie" (GPS) programmed to give verbal instructions, but the Citroen C4 was really quiet and Johan thought he would set the volume a little lower. He said "voice command, volume, ... sixty...." Veronica heard sexy voice, and was anciously waiting to hear what the sexy voice would sound like. The first architectural marvel of Segovia was the roman aqueduct, ...
... cathedral, are within. However, it's the walls themselves that are Avila's highlight - I can't think of anywhere else I've seen where city walls are as prominent and as well-preserved as these.
Dinner is in a small restaurant for a total of 11 euros including a small drink. A few nights ago in France I was paying 28 euros including a couple of beers, and it wasn't nearly as good as this - ham and melon, pork steaks with chips and an apple tart.