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... floor and very comfortable and quiet.
We finally left the hotel by 11:30. We had a bit of trouble finding the road out of the square and the TomTom was no help. It pointed us to a one way street, the wrong way. So Tom headed for the next exit and was shaken when Ruth yelled "steps" – he was about to drive down stairs. We were successful on our third attempt to leave.
This was a ...
... Spanish that caused the problem. There was no way the guys were going to leave without one of these as well. Our BEST breakfast so far.We could only get halfway through them so wrapped them up for lunch later. The good thing about chorizo is that you continue to taste it for the next few hours.
The walk was quite uneventful and unremarkable, just hard work. We trudged along for almost six hours beside the road and through the ...
... beyond. The room was very spacious and we had a big balcony that we could sit on in the evenings to watch the sunset over the medieval tower. Dinner was a Turkish kebab, a change from the usual Spanish fare!
On Sunday we took a day trip to Zamora, a lovely walled hill-town, where we sought out a 1-star Michelin restaurant, El Rincon de Antonio, ...
... Zamora, and it didn't take all that long to get there. It was smaller than Salamanca, and we quickly found a cake shop that served coffee, and whilst we sat there, it started to sleet !!!
Once we had finished, just like Salamanca, we could not find the path, but when we did, we found out that Zamora was actually a walled town !!!
Back on the road, we found a ...
... doze and blog. I think we are planning a quiet night in round the remains of my enormous loaf.
From Monday I have little chance of company as I shall be going against the flow, so a final leg of companionship is a bonus. Also from Monday I may be unable to find the path as the arrows will be pointing towards Santiago and are often only visible from the normal direction of travel. Another bridge to cross when I come to it. After the horrors of yesterday, anything will be ...