Parador de Zamora
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... 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 ...
... courses for 12 euros apparently! Sadly it was closed. We tried every other place in the square but found nowhere that would do food before 830. We settled for a kebab and then headed back to the hotel to go to bed. The day was beginning to take its toll and we were exhausted. If all goes to plan tomorrow we get into Portugal! I'm so excited by the prospect that I don't even want to think about it just in case something goes wrong. I am still navigating after ...
... 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. ...
Zamora is famous for its Semana Santa celebrations, so it was with high expectations that we visited the Museo de Semana Santa. We supposed that we would learn much about the history and traditions of the festival; alas, there was nary an explanation in the museum - just loads of parade pieces and examples of costumes used by ...
... were supposed to be good. In the PM the sum came out and by the time we reached Zamora we were struggling I guess we proved 15 miles is our limit. Arrived at the hotel exhausted, too tired to go out so we eat dinner at the hotel, drank two bottles of wine, went to bed happy and woke up with a hangover. After our 20 mile day we have decided to have 2 rest days before we face the next challenge. Staying in a small city which has a castle, Cathedral and 18 ...
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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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