Hotel II Virrey
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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Bilbao centre is a mish-mash of roadworks and contraflow. Maybe they don't want us to leave. My TomTom was nearly in tears. Saw several cars/vans from the ferry more than once before I decided to just head east for a couple of miles and let it recalculate.
1700. Hells teeth, who ordered a tropical rainstorm? Several bikes parked ...
If you stick to rail travel in Europe you end spending most
of your time in the continent’s big cities, as I did on some of my earlier trip
to Europe. However, I found in renting bicycles in Germany and Austria that
some of the best places are small towns and out in the countryside which are
hard to reach by rail. AS I was looking for options on how to spend my days
between Madrid and Seville, I started browsing the Lonely Planet Guide section
Gumiel is the small village where Dominic was taken to study and where he lived with his uncle. We see the house, now restored and the nearby church. At Silos, we visit the Benedictine Monastery, where the highlight is the beautiful cloisters, containing eleventh century Romanesque stone carvings. Here it is said that Jane of Aza came to pray at the tomb of Santa Domingo de Silos. Her son, Dominic de Guzman is probably named after him. Lunch in ...
I woke up just before dawn this morning and took a walk to the hill overlooking Caluerega. There is a large cross here (cross of St George) and the view takes in the monastery and the outer homes of the small village. Beyond that are green fields, some ploughed ready for grain crops and others with young grape vines. The wine industry is growing in this region of Spain. Breakfast is simple, bread rolls, fruit ...
This morning was spent exploring the beautiful city of Salamanca. We visited the two cathedrals, the Dominican monastery and the enclosed Dominican convent, established by wealthy widows in 15th century. Once again the weather is perfect, so walking the streets is a pleasure. Then a two hour bus ride to Aza (or Haza), during which we were shown the film, The Way, inspiring me once again to seriously start planning to ...