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... the hydro plant, and its impressive "tuberia" which channels the water supply, the path gets rougher and climbs more steeply - and with more of those irritating drops in between the climbs. The ascent is therefore quite a slow one (mainly on account of me needing to stop for frequent rests) and I'm quite surprised to find, when we stop for a lunch break alongside the river, that it's already taken us 3 hours from Capileira. And we're only about as far along the trail ...
... a rest stop. I can see Las Tomas above - not too far away, but still about 300m above, so after temporarily losing the path (which is again squandering height by going downhill!), I decide it's time to turn round. Back at La Isla, the trees provide plenty of shade and an excellent lunch spot.
Then it's upwards again and back to La Cebadilla. Unfortunately, from here, there's another ascent (which I hardly noticed ...
So, it is 8am and I am all ready to go to class at 9. I know, overachiever. In order for Marisa to get in the shower and have time to get ready, it was either get up at 730 or try to wait until she was done in the bathroom. That and she's not overly keen on mornings, and we all know that I am fit as a fiddle in the AM. We'll see how this day goes!
First part of class seemed to go well. I had a little bit of a hard time but for the most part understood and liked the ...
... there it was on display with drips of blood and everything. But even though it was tough to think about it was still amazing. And here is also the tumb of Isabel y Fernando, the king and queen who are known as the Reyes Catolicas and who basically got Spain back under Spanish control a few centuries ago. And then their successors, Felipe and Juana la Loca (yup, she was crazy "in love") also are being preserved there. Which was only slightly creey but I was more ...
... is a huge palace with lots of cool buildings and gardens. Tessa was so excited that her nose started bleeding. Back at the hostel we had an epic sushi buffet, courtesy of a Japanese traveller who is working there for free rent.
I then spent more than two hours booking flights for our journey to our new home in the UK (sad, sad, moment) before all of us ...