Parador de Soria
Travel Blogs from Soria
... San Fermin and the running of the bulls! It's a week-long festival of partying with vomit, urine and sangria splashed about. Martin and Emilio representing the spiritual pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela. We decided last night to watch the running of the bulls from the safety of a private home balcony on Calle Estafa. Our hostess was Anna. The energy and excitement filled the streets and balcony. When Charlie emerged from the balcony ...
... We have a slight fiasco with the keys, they are tricky to say the least. You need a key to get out, so for a few panicked minutes we thought we were locked inside! With some wiggling and waggling we manage to get the door open. Slightly concerned because there is no way to test the key out from the outside (it's a key lock from both sides), we lock the door and just have faith we can get back in. The party has already started, or perhaps never ended, and there is ...
... red outfit, already drunk and chanting songs. I had met an older Canadian man on the bus earlier who came to Spain every year, already doing the festival 7 times before. He said he'd show me where the city center is, but really, just needed to follow the crowd.
I hopped off the bus and was taken back by the thousands of people walking towards the main square. There was just this sea of red and white movement, people jumping and singing to the top of ...
... They weren't after us though... ( Obviously didn't know us well. ) More time on the bus. I am really enjoying the travel. Am spending lots of time on the phone doing my blog though.... (Sincere apologies Brooke. When you told me I would be, I laughed at you. I wasn't travelling Europe just to sit in a bus on my IPhone! ) Well I make sure I spend lots and lots of time gazing out the window! And we all tend to 'spot' for one another! Look! ...
Miguel and Zulema picked us up at 11am and showed us around. Lots of dutch ovens-must like BBQ's here-and beautiful mountains. Went up one and found saw 9 of Miguels wild horses(they don't often appear). Robyn even got to pat one-just amazing. Miguel feeds them bread then salt. A few were in foal. Next to their local hermitage(church) then down to the pub for some pigs face. Very ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking