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Today was a me day(by Brendan!) We headed out to see the cyclists ride the penultimate stage. This was always going to be a cliffhanger as Tom Dumoulin only had a 6 second gap over Fabio Aru. There were 4 big mountains to climb so it always looked like Aru would be in a stronger position. We got a train to the main station and missed our link by a slim margin, due to the machine not taking our money. Once tickets were ...
... 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 ...
If you stick to rail travel in Europe you end spending most
of your time in the continent’s big cities, as I did on some of my earlier trip
to Europe. However, I found in renting bicycles in Germany and Austria that
some of the best places are small towns and out in the countryside which are
hard to reach by rail. AS I was looking for options on how to spend my days
between Madrid and Seville, I started browsing the Lonely Planet Guide section
... but hey, it was yummy smelly cheese from a cute old French guy in the Pyrenees, the perfect day keeps getting better. Just when you think it can't get any better we continue our drive but again only a few hundred metres down the road we have to stop and admire another view, the whole area was just irrestible. Driving through natural rocky channels and every bend in the road offering more we stopped many times to take more snaps and live every moment. Finally ...
... 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 ...