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... nice hot shower in luxurious bathroom ,wandered down to garden terrace with it's views and fabulous rose gardens and were presented with bottle of local wine and nibbles. Watched the sun go down, at 9 o'clock moved inside (getting a bit chilly) and were served a sumptuous dinner. Only one other couple staying so we were treated like royalty. What a change from Grazalema! Don't get me wrong we loved the village of Grazalema but this is a welcome change.
... sisters were slaughtered by the Romans because of their
Christian beliefs in the 4th century.
We had lunch in a restaurant called the Soul Kitchen. We got
their just before the Spanish 2pm lunchtime rush and had menu del dia. It was
delicious. The sign outside the restaurant declared they were against all war
and tourist menus!
We found a supermarket on the outskirts of town and then
drove back to the campsite. On ...
... and finished a bit after midnight. I love how they sit around and talk here in Spain for hours upon hours. I learned the word for this - sobremesa (over the table). Relationships are really nurtured this way.
Nuria was exhausted and Jesús was at a wedding, so she asked if I could drive the hour home. No problem I say... Well, I had a hard time getting up the gravel driveway with a stick shift and almost ...
... the parents and say good luck to all the washing machines that will no doubt be putting in a serious shift over the weekend!
As a blogger for this week´s trip, it has been a real pleasure to recap on the events of each day, and remember fondly in detail everything that we as a group of 28 plus our Gredos Centre monitors have been up to. What´s more, it was a real privilege to spend the week marooned in the tranquility of the Gredos mountain range, ...
... the children to update their mountain based workbooks while the birds sang, the water trickled and the horses galloped behind in the distance creating what was a very pretty classroom! Still, the teachers soaked it all up, before contemplating our own "different"classrooms that will house us next week!! Can't wait. Seriously :)
The second part of Day 4, after a healthy substantial feed, was the conclusion of the activity carousel, which, ...