Parador de Zafra
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... 16.5kms to Merída and we have a short day again after that. Would rather keep going and while this little place is neat there's going to be boredom if we have to stay. After Merída we head back into the mountains. Woohoo! The only concerning thing is that the farmers are all trimming the olive trees and burning the branches. We can see lots of smoke on the mountains and hoping for some wind to move it on before we start the climb.
... this trip. There is evidence of some old groves having been pulled out and new ones shortly to be planted. One section we think may have been an old monastery of at least church operated grove. The trees are old and there a number of ruins, all in the same design and have monastic kind of symbolism around them. One still has a name 'San Nicolas above a door. Worth the diversion off the road to explore.
The so called wild flowers still amaze. As ...
... and pointed us to where he knew one was open. Fan freaking tastic! Water, no cafe and vino blanco - served with cheese and bikkies. One thing that is awesome at every bar......you buy a drink....they serve pinchos which are sometimes quite substantial.
We taxied from this point. 4km of bitumen and after yesterday our legs and feet need TLC away from this stuff. We still have over 800km to go and if I have to get there on hands and knees I ...
We know our digs for tonight and have secured a room with two single beds! Can't believe our luck! Three days in a row. The owner of wherever we are going came down to the Albergue drumming up biz for tomorrow. Normally we wouldn't pre book but far out another chance for early start and not having to consider others needs - Fark yeah! Just have to find it when we hit town.
A bright early start for a 22km up and down ...
Day started in the dark dark and was dark dark for the 1st hour and a half. That was by choice but it was truly black out there. Desayunos (brekky) was available from 6am (new) so we took the opportunity to get out of town early before the heat set in. Forecast 30 degrees today and that was the last thing we needed was to be at that final climb in that heat! Phew!
Start is a wide road lined with old stone walls and under head torch was fine. Cool and beautiful to see ...