Hotel Horus Zamora
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... an extension of the Meseta of
Spain and less heavily forested than the hills country I was in over the
previous day and a half in the province. The area around Miranda is said to
have a regional language still in use in some of the smaller villages that’s
closer to old Iberian Latin than Portuguese or Spanish, which probably explains
why some signs in the area are in a weird second language.
... up close. The road is a typical windy mountain road and as we come around the corner the promised Roman bridge was there. Pictures can't capture the beauty in the early morning light. AND traffic is still using it! Clearly had renos over the years but this is ancient and structurally sound after all those years. Today's engineers take note!
Losing a good 1/2 hour with the gobsmacking and photo time for oh shiny we decide its a good a place as any for brekky ...
... that say they are using explosives in the area! We cross the new motorway and wander over bridges and around construction and the path is well marked and much better than we expected from the notes and only nearly made a wrong turn where a bridge crossing wasn't marked and fortunately saw a marker the other side of the motorway, so backtracked and found someone had scratched arrows Into the new blue fencing on the unfinished bridge. Well they were trying ...
As we enter the bar tonight after an arvo snooze to catch on fb and blogs the bar is alive with loqcals playing cards and dominos, what a sight and how noisy it is - and good tapas to have with our wine while we tap tap tap away!
Slow start this morning - knew accommodation was booked, and only 'supposedly' 19km to our destination today (they lied again) AND I had cut veges last night to cook for brekky and we were being kind to all those souls sleeping on the kitchen ...
... sun rise and the temperature has warmed to 5.2 at 8am. We'll be there by 10 at the latest. That's unless of course, coffee shows first. The notes say there is a coffee stop a few kms from town so we will stop if the notes are right. Some confusion at a turn - sign says 5.7km to Zamora - 500m later says 6km - no we didn't turn wrong - a bit further down it says 5km. So if the council, main roads people can't decide how far it is, well how is a pilgrim following mud ...