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This stop was a bit of a surprise in that I had not realized that Javier was the birthplace of St. Francis of Xavier. My original understanding was that we were to visit a castle in this town. The castle, which is quite dramatic and well maintained, is a museum dedicated to St. Francis. The exhibits were excellent including many dioramas ...
We left Elciego (and sadly the bestest hotel in the world . . .) and visited the neighboring city of Laguardia. This was an ancient walled city with a mountaintop castle/fortress that stood watch over the region for centuries. The castle walls now have businesses popping out through the thick rock wall and apartments lining the inside of the old fort walls. Nothing beats being able to ...
... it up to double talk and data for an additional €20. We decided to text using the app Viber. We'll review how all these decisions worked out in a later blog. We used the next morning to check out the north end of the Rambla to give us some bearings when we return to Barcelona toward the end of our trip. We caught the afternoon train to Pamplona. This ...
... stop. Everywhere was packed. We finally found a place with some space on the outskirts of the city center and had a long lunch (long due to incredibly slow service more than anything else) before heading back into the thick of things to find some scalpers with tickets to that night's bullfight. It’s apparently a sign of respect to the bulls that you just ran with to watch the end of their lives in the bullring, and not one to disrespect the bulls that deigned to let us ...
... Dashes under his belt joined in, talking about how he doesn't wait for the bulls, he just goes straight to the arena.
"I'm not that brave, but still braver than my other friends back home so it's okay!"
Wait, these seemingly tough guys are too scared to actually run with the bulls? What the **** am I doing here?
Still, I was confident. The entire week I had been hearing "Hold on, YOU'RE running? Do they even let girls run?" and ...