Hotel Husa Gran Via
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Starting with the kids, all school children go home for lunch break, and most people study at a university that's near enough to home, so they can stay with Mami and Papi. It's so culturally ingrained to stay with your parents that the Spanish (and Latinos) can't understand why the British are in such a hurry to leave home.
And actually, the older I get, the less I can understand it. At 18 we're all desperate to go off to uni and live independently - or ...
... honest, the only thing I was feeling (apart from stabby foot pain) was intense mortification.
Oh, and muscle ache from holding myself super tense, to stop myself freaking out like a horse approached from behind, and kicking her right in the gob. And from holding up my own legs.
Oh, and major embarrassment due to, mid massage, her dog trying to nose me up the ******.
But as all awkward things, it blessedly came to an end. But as I made to scramble ...
... wrong with it. You have to have nerves of steel to gamble with how long you can make a landlord/lady wait for your decision, while you sneakily look at others. You have to hope they like you more than the next person who visits.
You play a nonstop game of 'grass is always greener' with yourself. You try to judge flatmates in about 30 seconds, if you meet them at all. You have to surreptitiously test the shower without looking like a nut job - and if ...
... limped in after the long stretch! Unfortunately, by the time we were able to hobble across the Square to look at the Cathedral we realised it was closed- disappointing & a salutary lesson! A joint decision was made to not walk the last 10 km into Logrono - a large city, the route which would take us through many boring outer suburbs- so we caught a taxi. The trip took 15' and would have taken over 2 hours on foot- my knee was very ...
... the hares this morning. We passed through some pretty villages early but as we had left at daybreak (7am) we were not able to get any photos early. Pretty countryside but very similar to yesterday with lots of wheat and grapevines. We also saw olive and peach trees along the way. Otherwise, an unremarkable day's walking.
We staggered in to Viana at the 19km mark with sore feet and were hungry. With our bread rolls, Richard and I also took some ibuprofen which kicked in ...