Balneario Termas Pallares - Hotel Parque
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Having left Sayalonga during the most stunning sunrise of our trip we then had a beautiful drive north through central Spain via Granada and Jaen. The province of Jaen produces the majority of Spanish olives and there are spectacular groves as far as the eye can see. We stopped for fuel just after Madrid and discovered a slight problem ,a 'pinchazo'
. Deep joy. Come on, you don't know what a flat tyre is in ...
... meeting up for lunch, a glass of wine, beer or a chat on the street. The towns all have a huge Catholic Churche in the middle of town and many had a castle as well. We had lunch in one of the towns called Valderrobres. We stopped for the night in a beautiful village called Alcaniz. It had a large castle that is now a hotel and an amazing church. ...
... sweet and ohelpful. Of course, Paul scored points with her when he said that John Wayne's wife was named Pilar! Another pilgrim from Korea made us a sweet snack with cinnamon and peanuts, wrapped in a type of tortilla, then heated in a skillet. I think she called it Hota. Pilar called her friend, Antonio, who runs the botanical garden, to come pick us up so we could enjoy the peaceful setting. She said it was 4 euros and we'd get a beer or drink with the price. ...
... with dinner. Logrono is home to a gazillion tapa places so what we found was a gazillion tapas. Tapas are great but after awhile all you want is 'dinner', there's only so many days in a row you can live off bread and ham. So in a nutshell we didn't find much wine, Logrono was grimey, full of dodgy gypsies, tapas bars, hens and bucks parties. Not on our highlight list, but they can't all be ...
What an interesting experience watching baby hamsters grow from birth. We weren't even expecting it. Gimena took the two hamsters we have to school for show and tell one day. When the teacher gave them back, she said "oh an the babies are so tiny and cute". Our first response was "what babies??!!" Apparently one of the hamsters had 5 ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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