Villa de Almazan
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... lots of young children running around playing.
Nowadays it’s almost deserted, many of the buildings weekend retreats for
people who live in Madrid and other cities
Siguenza’s main church (not technically a cathedral) dates
from the 1100s and is far more austere than most in Spain. Right as I was about
to take a photograph of the cathedral a construction worker parked his truck in
front and ruined my photo op. He realized what he did, apologized ...
... parking between the castle and the
village. When I woke up therain had temporarily stop, but the castle and
hilltop were covered with a light layer of snow.
I drove the 25 miles to the larger town of Siguenza and
arrived shortly before dusk. I had planned to stop in the village of Imon where
there are ruins of historic salt evaporation works, but it raining hard again
as the light was fading. Oh well, you can’t win with the weather all the time!
The ferry docked on time. And, as you do, we sat on the car deck. Waiting. BE went to investigate and reported (eventually) that the lowest deck was cleared and our deck was next. All of a sudden we were on the move and out onto the docks and thence onto the motorway. We needed to do 160 miles and 80 on the motorway would see us on target for arriving at the hotel at a suitable time for a beer! Some of the way was free but then, naturally, there was a toll ...
... 14th- today marked 4 years since Pito proposed to me at Charlesworth Bay, what a way to inadvertently celebrate. We were, and are, very lucky. Gastronomically and visually full it was time to complete the last stage of the D918 past Col D'Aubisque and out the other side to Spain. Only a few hundred metres down the road we could see yet another beautiful view with cyclists stopping to take a picture. Thinking we should stop to experience it I noticed an elderly ...
... A slight detour was required to replace it and we abandoned the idea of a leisurely lunch admiring scenic views in favour of a Big Mac on a garage forecourt. Another first. Back on the road and hot on our heels was an impressive storm that hit shortly after we arrived at the Molino de Alcuneza near SigŁenza for our overnight stay. Off to Bilbao tomorrow in the meantime we are hoping for a slightly better meal than ...