Residencia Santa Isabel
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... Monasterio de Yuste where Carlos 1 of Spain went to die after he abdicated in 1557. The royal apartments have been maintained and there is a collection of paintings (including Titian's Gloria which is over the high altar) that are probably worth a King's ransom. Some are only reproductions - and you are not always told which are real but I think " Gloria" must be as the security around her is ...
Today, we have a Canda so aim just enjoying a cup of coffee then off on the Camino. It is shorter overall today but I think the the climb is steeper. Later: Boy was I right. It was so hard to go up a Canda. It was a trail through stream nod rocks with very vertical jaunts up the rocks. It was only 6k but I was totally bonked at the top with 19K to go. At the halfway point, I met up again ...
... off-road where the scenery was beautiful but their was a lot of water to negotiate. All went well until one particularly slushy area where the water went over my boots..instant ice bath. But it was good! After about 7 miles, the climb began. It was Ok but still a long way and I didn't realize that the altitude was 3000 feet. When I passed under the tunnel, I yelled "I have conquered ...
I have been exploring the town and it is truly beautiful. It is in a valley with a river. The castle is on a hill and very nice. The auberge is full. There are two older couples from the Netherlands, one girl from Germany and two Spanish gentlemen. The common language is ...
... Lucky for us we found a hotel and were ready to refresh for the evening and get our route set out for the next day. Nothing we couldn't sort out once we had wifi service, though. Which leads me to ponder how backpacking has changed from the days without mobile devices and wifi and Google maps...how lucky we are to have such tools and thankfully, this continent is fairly connected and the next morning we were well on the way to ...
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