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I headed next to Guadalupe. It was a wonderful drive, via the famous giants of Don Quixote in La Mancha. The campsite was in some woods which felt quite like 'free' camping. I only stayed one night, arriving in the evening and then leaving on the morning of the 25th, visiting the famous monastery on the way out, where the first natives from South America were baptised in Spain, giving it a special significance to those converts ...
... a square filled with citrus trees. A lovely spot for that first cup of coffee in the morning. Dinner was a lazy affair at the restaurant in the Parador, here we had rack of lamb and bacalao (cod fish,) both were excellent, and after another full day, we went to bed with full tummies. All the walking during the day is negated by eating and then going to bed at midnight. Still no paella and no siesta, but we are making the best of eating the local dishes in each of the towns we go ...
... in bank account. Still waiting!
To late to go to Jerez as we have 5 hour drive ahead of us. After quite a pleasant drive arrived in Don Quixote country , didn't see any windmills to tilt at , so headed up the mountain to our scheduled hotel. As we arrived at this absolutely beautiful hotel on an equally beautiful mountain, with views to die for, our uncooperative little man was soon forgotten! The owner was a lovely man ,gorgeus to look and who ...
... There are now about 100 Paradors across Spain and they now tend to be quite luxurious and expensive - as opposed to when my Mom and Dad traveled Spain in the 60's. However, we grabbed a great last minute deal at the Parador in Guadalupe and have been luxuriating for two days.
This Parador is housed in part of an old Monastery/ Convent complex built starting in the 1100s, completely rebuilt in the 1500s and updated since. The monastery ...
... fan, but I actually enjoyed Fernando´s beer!
After the open house, we drove about 2 miles to Fernando´s dad´s finca - or country home with a vineyard, chickens, etc. Molly loved it there. She said that is the kind of house that she would like someday - minus the African animal taxidermed mounts throughout the house...
The kids swam while the women prepared a feast. We sat down about 10:30 ...