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Another lazy start to the day but.......... John decided to investigate a noise in the front wheel and discovered that we had a C.V. joint problem. A trip to Madrid after all, but try to talk to someone first. Meanwhile Marilyn went to the vet, as the dog Tessa had a walking problem and seemed in considerable pain. We tried more calls and internet research and got nowhere so ...
Late relaxed brekkie. Again, so good to be with old friends in a real house! We were taken to Monfragüe National Park to watch vultures perched on the craggy hill tops, some taking off and soaring overhead. Did not see any black storks, which we assumed would be like jabirus back home, but we also saw herons and wild deer. The park itself had a peaceful and beautifully remote feel about it. Drove on ...
We have seen beautiful tiles everywhere, but especially in Portugal. Either decorating the edges of windows, as full wall covering or as panels, mostly religious or a story of some sort. We are amazed to find how old some of them are, several hundred years sometimes. Set off from our very wet camp site, as it had rained all night. Drove across the Serra Estrala range, up to 1400 metres. We had anticipated a beautiful drive but we travelled in the clouds most of the way. ...
... for the next 7km. At least! We passed a couple of horse and traps going the other way and they looked incredulously at our little cars. But said nothing. To be fair, BE hailed a van driver but the language barrier was too much. For both. So we continued and nothing got better. If anything it got worse and the sun came out and things, frankly got quite sweaty. There were times when the gravel at the side of the road was a better option than the ...
... the town would be high on a hill, but no - it was in a valley.
We saw signs for a Carrefour and after negotiating about 5 roundabouts each with a raised crossing(awful in a MH) at the entrance and exit, we saw the supermarket up on a hill.
When we got nearer we realised that the main ...