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... br> Then down to the riding stables.
Rafael, the owner is great. We did a little work in the school and then set off on a trek. Paths, through beautiful spanish countryside, with the occasional off-piste trek making our own paths through the woods. (It was more of on top and in the trees rather than through.) Required a lot of ducking! Talia's horse, Nemo, ...
... the history.
Phil, Sophie and Sue visited the Arab baths built in 1194 and we all then walked along the path that is called St Christopher's Way taking many photos. We all thought the city was very pretty and well worth the visit.
The spanish do speak very quickly but we have been getting by with Sue knowing some Spanish and Phil with his Italian which has similar words.
... in touch with after our time here. Spaniards refer to our year as a parentesis -- a parenthesis. We certainly wrangle grammar on a daily basis (especially the many versions of past tense in Spanish) but the notion of this as a way to describe our experience really resonates with me. We're taking a pause out of our regular story -- to tell a slightly different tale.
Other happenings -- We dashed to Madrid for an overnight on ...
... a wander but nothing too heavy. On Monday morning we decided to walk into town, probably around 20 minutes to see what was happening, well, nothing. It is amazing but everything seems to close down, there are hundreds and hundreds of units and apartments that are closed for the winter, they generally won't open until April/May, same as the restaurants and shops, it is quite eerie walking through an almost empty town. ...
We are in Spain! Found a camping site in Barcelona for tonight and tomorrow to celebrate New Year's Eve. Can't wait to shower and do laundry! (After boondocking in parking lots and "Aires" - essentially roadside rest stops - in France for several days, anything with real showers and toilets feels like a palace!) This campsite comes with a bar and restaurant ...