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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Eslava Pamplona
Great little hotel, staff very friendly and helpful. Right at the edge of the old town, great location.
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... think I may lose the nails along the way. Fortunately, I have all the necessary bandages to keep my feet comfortable, the biggest challanges are downhill ones.
Although I swore I was going to take the low road over the Pyrenees, we were able to stay in Orisson, 8 kms up the Napoleon route, which made all the difference in deciding to go for it. I am so glad I did, it was wonderful, breathtaking scenery, many fun pilgrims in ...
... bull run.
The streets were lined with dare-devils waiting to run with the bulls. They would run with the bulls and then the people would run into the ring, with the bulls following. Once in the rings, the bulls were let out and basically chased people around.
I wont go into details of the actual bullring section as we all had mixed feelings about the entire event and especially watching ...
... which would be priceless these days. Once the tour started, we ventured around the stadium, seeing the famous members pavilion (where the batsmen run through on their way out to bat), both the home and away dressing rooms (which are huge and have plaques of every player that has made 100, or gotten 5/10 wickets in either an innings/match), the training grounds, the grandstands, the newly added media centre and then down to the field itself. After we finished the tour, the three of us ...
... lunch (still unable to communicate properly, we point to what we want - shame on us for not studying Spanish more). Siesta is still very much the norm in the Basque region and nearly everything except ice cream stores close down from 1:30 or 2:00 until at least 5:00. Dinner doesn't begin until about 7:30 or 8:00 and thankfully the sun is shining until 9:00 so we feel it is much earlier. All our meals are eaten ...
... time for the 3 girls to spend a week in paradise in an island off spain.
I know i have said it already, but I am just so glad I didn’t pussy out of it. The most memorable and scariest moment of our travels so far!
Here it is on Youtube. It only keeps the camera on the first bull but the other ones were just as nasty!
Hopefully more blogs coming up ...