Parador de Zamora
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Zamora - could be the title of a Dean Martin song. The town brought out my inner crooner - comfy and cleverly modernised NH hotel, honey coloured ancient buildings, a once a year ceramic market, storks nesting on bell towers, breakfast of organic fruits, local sheep cheese, fresh roasted coffee, mild sunny day. (Wifi is a constant challenge so this blog will need to be polished with pics later. ...
... to the nines. As best as we could tell, they were just out walking the streets and sitting in the cafés enjoying a lovely Sunday afternoon.
While the city is beautiful, filled with great squares, old churches, and wonderful shopping, we found the people not so hospitable. Where the folks in the Basque area were extremely welcoming, the people of Zamora were cold, and at often times downright rude. This is a pretty big city, and we were ...
... not come from her! We were thrilled with our presents and the chilled sparkling wine was very welcome and went perfectly with a warm shower. It felt like luxury! Especially when we wrapped thick white towels around ourselves and actually got dry. Two weeks of thin synthetic handkerchief sized towelling was getting old. At the hearty recommendation of mum and Daisy we made our way to a nearby square in search of El Horno - a restaurant that served ...
... and they did a lot of showing. I suppose a museum should be like a mediocre essay--both tell and show.
Probably more interesting was engaging in the ancient Spanish tradition of tapeando at Zamora's oldest restaurant, Pizza Móvil. I realise that europhiles will take me down for this, but Italian pizza is bad. ...
... So, unless you already know much about Semana Santa, I wouldn't recommend this museum.
The day was pleasant and we wandered about for several hours. There are castle "remnants" (much refurbished it seems) next to the cathedral in a lovely little park that makes one wish to have prepared a picnic.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParador de Zamora
Parador de Zamora. Got the last room. Lovely large comfortable room with classic Spanish interior. Huge bathroom. Dark and shuttered and quiet. Even though there was a wedding in the main courtyard we heard nothing. Are diner in dining room. VG.
€100 incl bfast.
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