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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
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After breakfast at the Pousada we sit in the lounge and our room. We were going yo go to the pool but it is overcast and cool. The ABCD are having a meeting in the hotel. Not heard of them? Its a European organisation called the Advisory Board on Cat Diseases. Or did someone just make that up? We check out at noon. The car has been parked outside for two days. Unfortunately it was under a tree and is covered in a layer of gluey gunge. The windscreen washers get enough off my side of ...
... they'll find their way home we're sure. They appear a few more times and as we hit the bitumen there's grumpy mummy up our butts making sure we're on our way. Now they're a couple of kms from home!
Find coffee but no wifi! Woohoo and sad face all at once! And a croissant to keep us going. Soon on our way knowing we've got a small number of kms between villages or enclaves they seem to call them with the exception of a 4km one that is all sandy road that seemed to go on and ...
... she was coming down then. This fellow must have been parked up from the night before and spoke to us from his car but when we said we spoke little Spanish he gave up, we got organised and left for the next village and coffee! It seems a holiday today here - May Day? - lots of cyclists on the track today.
Now the notes said we had a downhill after the village - NOT - still more climb and its raining and its misting - we dropped from over 1000m to about ...
... and power point control) before getting refreshments! The Albergue is a 16 bedder and they are all double ups or double downs. I usually take the up and buddy takes the down but a double is two bunks shoved together to get more in. I would rather be alongside my buddy than a stranger so we take a double down and hope that not enough people come in to take the bunks above us!
At some Albergue we were at last year my buddy and I got the double up (this was one of the ...
... distinguished himself last year during our travels as a guy who is always ready to talk about food, eat food, and share food, apparently a Portuguese passion, particularly in the north. As we met this morning, he winked at me and said "You look hungry!"
As we motored north, our route wound through bucolic countryside and between driving downpours interspersed with hope-giving sunbreaks. We had arranged for a ...