Parador de Jarandilla de la Vera
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... here we visited a chapel with an amazing garden, swam in a mountain river, and one evening wandered into Candeleda and into a folk music concert where free food and drink were being served.
But for me the highlight was the eagles. You would always see one somewhere gliding about in that regal way they do so well. And they weren't shy. At one point, on a walk to a resevoir, an ...
... special¨ but we still don´t know why.
After the drive back to Madrid our legs were aching and the ramp in the parking garage felt like a mountain of its own. It was a hugely rewarding trip that challenged us physically and mentally but we had help along the way. Hopefully this was a good warmup for ANETO!!!
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... and partying the Spanish way.
The pictures tell the story - we walked to the village ayuntamiento and we stopped off in the bar for a drink and a coffee. Settle the nerves. Water the peeps.
At 6pm the bridal party arrived, they had also walked from their home, and the bride came down the aisle with her Dad. Such a beautiful bride, with a posy of purpleblooms and a fine lace veil. I cried. Not because I wanted to. I just cry. And it was ...
... park, which is only 20 minutes away. The countryside we drove through is typical mediterranean Spanish. Fynbos, beautiful flowering Jara´s, lavender and cork tress. Montrague was spectacular, quartzite cliffs with great birdlife. Black stork,(megatick), griffin vultures, and other vultures and birds of prey.
We drove back through the old farm lands around Tejeda and we can see so much change here. The recession and the ...
... but I think some kinda cheese cake.....very tasty and I was stuffed. Ohhh wine with the meal of course.
So retire to pub...lthis is where the bartender starts to bring me all sorts of different dishes....I have no idea what some are but dammmmmm they good. He also recommends a rum and I'm set! but eventually all good things must end....wander up to me room and crashhhhhhh! Not a long ride day but jet lag and still adjusting me tinks has me tuckered.