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... followed his hunting falcon into a cave and came upon the statue of the Virgin Mary . A great cathedral was built and the statue remains in the cave under the church. We visited in the late afternoon as a group of devout German pilgrims sat in pews singing beautiful psalms- with extraordinary acoustics it mad for a wonderfully emotional visit. Walked 20 km 9 km by cab Total distance: 194 ...
... where we would eat and drink once we did the climb to the San Juan de Gaztelugatxe chapel, which involved a steep trek down followed by a steep climb up, including 380 steps. Unfortunately after climbing about 150 steps the pain in Danielle's calf became so bad that she turned around and waited at the base of the steps while Ian went on alone to reach the summit, where tradition says you should ring the basilica bell 3 times for good luck. The climb back up to ...
... back home with one of the neighbors and put my luggage away. I was good to have my stuff back again and be able to wear a different outfit. Three days with one pair of pants was a bit much. I walked back to school myself and met up with Alice, the english teacher at Lorenzo and Matilda's school. She is absolutely wonderful. I helped out in her two english classes, one of the classes was Lorenzo's. The children were very hyper but it was ...
... moderately sore feet and no sore knee.
Logrono is a university town so pretty lively. We are in the old part of town which apparently is from the Byzantine period, around the 12th Century. Usual routine - claim a bed, shower, limp around a bit getting organised, have a rest and then go out exploring for a while.
Warren is full of beans today so has gone out with Roland and Ute and Linda to suss out the place. They should be reporting back soon so we will go out ...
... I'm sure, but wonderful all the same.
Being a Sunday, the
shops were closed, but the city centre was certainly not quiet! Being
a gorgeous sunny day, it seemed everyone was out, with their family
and friends, really joyful. Heading down the Lanes where every
building is a Tapas Bar serving really delicious treats. It's got to
be the best way of doing things, hopping from place to place, having