Parador de Argomaniz
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Not much to say today. Had a rough morning .. Took 800 mg ibuprophen and felt terrible all day. Had to lay down mid day and sleep for a while. Weather has been good but forecast says heating up again tomorrow...uggggh. I'm starting to feel like I'm walking through a Spaghetti western the way the land looks around ...
Last night i went down for the pilgrims meal and it turns out the festival in the main square was celebrating the fine ceramics and pottery from the area and Tapas! So no pilgrim meal, every place in the town had tapas. So when in Rome! I picked anything that looked like it was in the category of 'i have never seen that at home'. First up it was octopus, warm on skewers with a chilli or paprika. Very good. Then an octopus salad and then i got very brave ...
... was scrumptious and Phil confessed to wanting to lick his plate. The dessert award went to the Santiago pie, made with a lot of nuts and who knows what else but it was splendid. We also enjoyed a flan and chocolate puffing with homemade whipped cream. All three of us waddled back to the hotel feeling ready to tackle the trail again tomorrow.) We're missing our family and friends back home and wishing that you could experience this wonderful ...
... mud, but not too bad and while cold it still never rained while we walked so that was awesome. You come over the last rise and you can see the town. It it's still a further 7kms away. You can almost touch it, but that's just a mirage! Still a lot of bikes but today is a holiday so hopefully less of them tomorrow. We share the Camino however you often don't know they're there until they almost run you over. A ...
... me at lunch yesterday and gave me €50 for the fund raising effort taking us to around $8200 - thank you Noel!!
So perhaps I need to further medicate with some local red wine and do my bit for the economy (interesting to see the increase in begging and wayside stops asking you to buy trinkets to support them / I suspect it is only the tip if the Spanish economic iceberg!)
Till later and send positive healing vibes ...