Meson de la Montana
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... lunch inspiration – can’t face any more of
the hideous bread. Ended up with fried eggs and oven chips, comfort food, but
have to take advantage of the oven.
Headed out later to check out the classical string
performances in front of the Manzana – of course the tourist office were
clueless (and happy to remain so) about it and pretty much everything else,
both in the centre and at the bus station!
... result to these awkward moments!!
On a separate note though, their grammar classes are at a serious level but obviously I cut the mustard because I've been asked to teach at a private Institution for languages (whoop, whoop)!! Should be interesting explaining simple present or conditional sentences with my limited Espaņol vocab but I'm going with the genius of Oscar Wilde....I am so clever that sometime I don't understand a single word of what I am ...
we then descended into Ascochinga and a tarmaced road for a few miles, at last relief from the endless shaking of my bones on the bumpy track..the village is in the montains and larger than we thought but it is halfway between the two main roads up the Punilla valley ... so probably used as a cut across..
the road soon changed back as the tarmac stopped at the end of the village and we continued on a slightly better track as ...
... everywhere and statues of Spanish conquistadors everywhere. The most famous sights are the Iglesia Catedral and the Manzana Jesuitica & Colegio Monserrat. We easily saw the highlights in a couple hours.
Saturday a lot of the streets turn into markets. There were so many people out and about. A couple hours later during siesta, the streets were bare!
For dinner we went to the asado (or bbq) that was put on by the hostel. It was so ...
... Argentina. For four days I stayed on an Estancia, which is essentially a cattle & horse ranch. I got my first ever chance to have a go at horse riding. I had a dude of a horse called Salchecha. We had an agreement. Iīd allow him to stop and eat whenever he fancied a snack, and in return, he wouldnīt throw me off and kill me! The strength and power of these horses is amazing, but Salchecha was brilliant and so responsive. A really cracking experience, and something I quite ...