Las Gaviotas Hostal
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... was that Laurie Lee stayed here in 1935-6, although in his book, "As I walked out one midsummer morning", he calls the town Castillo. While he was there he was caught up in the Spanish Civil War and was evacuated on a British warship, but returned to Spain later to fight against the Fascists with the International Brigades. As the Fascists remained in power until the late 1970’s, and were ...
... br> Sunday 16th March 2014
I was about to begin this entry with "Another lazy day...", but, then, I realised, EVERY day is a lazy day, so, I suppose, Sundays are Lazy Days Squared!
Spend the morning reading my book, inbetween numerous attempts to get through to Gary, Susana, Gabriel, on Skype, all with no luck.
Midday, take Kathleen to church, she ...
... and four portions of "tapas". The portions of tapas are enough to make a light lunch for two, the quality is quite good and the service is best described as "jolly" I would say.
It is true, the tapas are mostly "English" versions of the Spanish original, for example, Chilli-con-carne, eggs and chips and fish and chips are "tapas" I have not seen on a Spanish menu before, but, hey, what do you want for 8Euro?, and, they do have more Spanish choices, like Squid, Tuna, Prawns ...
... run by a Belgian.
It was so good last week, we decided to return.
Last week, we had Chicken Breast (Kathleen), Chicken Kebab (me), both where excellent, but, I had noticed, the Fillet Steak also looked very good.
It was my intention to have the steak this week, but, the waiter talked me into ...
... Kathleen actually has grey hair, I mean, she is only a slip of a girl, or, that is what she tells me, but, to find that I am to be responsible for colouring it, is just too much.
The hair colour pack is opened, and I read the instructions carefully, Kathleen immediately gives me different instructions.
I offer her Gaffer tape (to tape her mouth up), this offer is ...