Hotel Roma Aurea
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... nice hot shower in luxurious bathroom ,wandered down to garden terrace with it's views and fabulous rose gardens and were presented with bottle of local wine and nibbles. Watched the sun go down, at 9 o'clock moved inside (getting a bit chilly) and were served a sumptuous dinner. Only one other couple staying so we were treated like royalty. What a change from Grazalema! Don't get me wrong we loved the village of Grazalema but this is a welcome change.
Time to head for a walk in the mountains.
Start: Nogal del Barranco 1260 metres
Finish: Refugio Victory 1970 metres
A tough walk in hot weather along steep narrow paths. Once
at the Refuge we could go no further as we were in to the snow line (not that I
had the energy or inclination to go any higher). The refuge is mainly to provide
accommodation to climbers as there are ...
... and finished a bit after midnight. I love how they sit around and talk here in Spain for hours upon hours. I learned the word for this - sobremesa (over the table). Relationships are really nurtured this way.
Nuria was exhausted and Jesús was at a wedding, so she asked if I could drive the hour home. No problem I say... Well, I had a hard time getting up the gravel driveway with a stick shift and almost ...
... a change in routine to the traditional sustenance and water that they had been treated to throughout the week. 9pm presented the last opportunity to roam the grounds of the estate as part of free time, and also gave a chance to the performing groups of the talent show, one last rehearsal slot. For certain teachers, it was felt that a practice wasn´t necessary, although on reflection it wouldn´t have been a bad idea!
Whilst the children ate dinner, ...
... enjoyed by all.
Yesterday was also an opportunity for 2 groups to bake rock cakes with instructors Raquel and Anais. The results were yummy! The third group went today and puddings were provided for one and all as a result of very successful culinary afternoons!
Stay tuned for the final blog following the farewell party night when campers and teachers alike will enjoy the celebrations while looking back on what has been a really wonderful ...