Travel Blogs from Cercal do Alentejo
After yesterday's early stop, I had so many thoughts about MY schedule. I had two choices....find cash and shorten the next few legs or use my remaining cash to get to Ourense by bus. First, the walk today was wonderful. A very short, steep uphill followed by miles of downhill. It was so beautiful. Lots of heather like flowers and most of the walk was on a gravel road. Everything was beautiful. So, I arrive in Laza and ask for the bank. ...
So today, we all thought that it would be an easy 35K from a Gudina to Laza. It looked like it would be very beautiful walk with great view of a big lake. The plan was to stop for lunch in Campobecerros which was 20K and then on to Laza. Not so much. Remember what I said about no flat places in Spain? The day started with a long 400 foot climb out of a Gudina. It was never flat for ...
... and in. I also had to fit a new light in Atties room. So i had to unscrew and take out the old one, and drill in holes to the ceiling and fit the new light, which was a different size and style. Then i wired it together, it was a learning experience but at least now i can say i can do it. On saturday we wanted to kill some time, so Attie suggested a walk we could do down the mountain that would take approximately 2 and half hours. She drove us to the starting point and then we ...
... entertaining ourselves.
The list we were given at the beginning of the week is almost done, apart from a few jobs that cant be completed until it dries up. So we have been doing a lot of painting. We painted the whole ceiling to the kitchen and living room and today painted all the walls in Atties bedroom. Its quite chilled being able to put on some music and just paint, and considering it wont stop raining its quite nice to be warm and dry. ...
... a jar so it doesn't get damp inside and even with the radiator it can be quite chilli, thank god i got my onesie! The dogs get put outside at night when she goes to bed, not sure why, but this means that ever so often through out the night i am awoken by the sounds of yapping dogs. Its not too peaceful here! So after a not so good nights sleep i awake and finally get to see my surroundings. Looking out my bedroom window you can ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free parking