El Linar del Zaire
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12/5. Up bright and early ,car packed, excited about going to Jerez for "Feria de Caballo". Sat in courtyard waiting for little non - English speaking man who we hadn't been able to contact for 3 days, to come to book us out and return our 200euro deposit. Waited and waited and waited ,tried to ring again and again, no answer. After about 2hours and 20 unanswered, attempted calls , rang Swiss Head Office again and were told to just leave key and go, they would ...
... sisters were slaughtered by the Romans because of their
Christian beliefs in the 4th century.
We had lunch in a restaurant called the Soul Kitchen. We got
their just before the Spanish 2pm lunchtime rush and had menu del dia. It was
delicious. The sign outside the restaurant declared they were against all war
and tourist menus!
We found a supermarket on the outskirts of town and then
drove back to the campsite. On ...
... of St. Teresa of Ávila, one of the most well-known catholic saints. Although I am not very familiar with her, some of my catholic friends here have explained to me her significance, so it was interesting to have visited her city. Later on in the day, Olivia and I went into her main shrine in Ávila, which was built over where she was born. Although didn't catch a glimpse, apparently a finger off her right hand is displayed here for ...
... are called 'Racions' and are slightly bigger dishes. We went back to the place we had chocolat and churros and ordered a variety of Racions for lunch because the guy was so friendly, even though he spoke no English. He seemed pretty popular with the locals too. It was all delicious, although we were surprised that the patatas (normally chips) with aioli was actually ...
... the road around 3pm. As we started driving on the motorway, we remembered we hadn't seen the giant 'Gulliver' statue lying in one of the city parks - we weren't turning back though! The motorways seemed a lot slower and busier than previously, but every option on the GPS said we were on the right motorway. It was also unusual to be on a non-toll road. We stopped off at a couple of the highway rest areas, which seemed ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking