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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 ...
... br> back, the mountain pass was covered in thick cloud.
Back at the campsite, the children were in full voice, the
teenagers were smoking in the toilets and general mayhem ensued until the early
hours of the morning. Let’s hope they all go home tomorrow.
Weather: Low cloud
Walk: Start El Arena 890m
Peak: Puerto de la Cabrilla Pass 1942m
The skies ...
... automatic property gate close on me. Little 6 year old Nicolas was almost crying in the backseat saying, ¨Tengo miedo mamá! Por favor, conduces tú!" (I am scared Mom. You drive please!) Nuria also admitted later that during the first few minutes of the drive I also woke her up out of her slumber!
An hour later, everybody was home safe and sound. Driving is Spain is truly out of my comfort zone... :)
... all to spend it with a really great group of children who behaved brilliantly on their first major trip away from home. I am sure I write on behalf of Mr. Barnes and Miss. Prynne when I say that I miss it already!
Lastly, but certainly not least, we´d like to say a big thank you to all the staff at the Gredos Centre, to the expertise of the monitors and to all the animals who can now have their home back until the next school visit!
... a sad end to the wonderful outdoor activities on offer here for the children. Mountain Biking is one of those and yesterday afternoon 2 groups were the first to go and the the third completed the programme today. A very scenic route was passed on 2 wheels for those in small groups of 8 plus 2 instructors. The journey consisted of a small visit around the local village here of Navarredona, stopping off at a very comfortable roadside eatery, where Ice Creams ...