Villa de Castejon
Travel Blogs from Castejon
... is a hotel that is maintained with the original antiques from when it was built in the fifteenth century.
(In the village of Olite there was also a first communion celebration going on, in Spain the young girls wear full white dresses just like in the US, but they also have this grandiose celebration with all of the first communicants and their families. They rented out part of the parador hotel for this.)
... statue of Don Quixote and Sancho. Don Quixote, fully titled The Ingenious Gentleman Don Quixote of La Mancha, is a Spanish novel by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.....( I've got Internet...can you tell?) Our guide told us that after The Bible, this book is the most translated book in the world. So, in the marvellous Plaza Mayor, I went looking for a replica of the statue....you know, about 2 inches high.....anyway....My pronunciation of ...
... the wind has started to tear the roof vent away and it's flapped the sides so hard that our heavy gas bottle has been knocked right over. It's got a sizable dent in it now but no real harm's been done. We sat having breakfast in the awning wondering how long it would be before the wind prized the pegs out and sailed away with us inside it!
We didn't dare go out anywhere and leave the ...
Stopped here one night. Near Zaragoza in the mountains.
Saturday 12 January
Woke up this morning to a downpour of rain. Why does it always rain when you have a tent to pack up?
We packed up and had yet another rather lovely hot shower before we left the campsite - well, you never know when you'll get that luxury again on a trip like this. We left at 10:30 am and ...
... They set off firecrackers and blow on noisemakers. They also throw pasta, rice, and beans when the newlyweds emerged from the church. Many of the women had little pieces of rice and pasta in there hair.
The couple then got into a fancy car decorated with white flowers on the inside. They will meet up with their family and friends at the reception.
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- Free parking