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Bilbao centre is a mish-mash of roadworks and contraflow. Maybe they don't want us to leave. My TomTom was nearly in tears. Saw several cars/vans from the ferry more than once before I decided to just head east for a couple of miles and let it recalculate.
1700. Hells teeth, who ordered a tropical rainstorm? Several bikes parked ...
... 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 ...
... expanse of central Spain is historically part of the kingdom
of Castille which was later united with Leon. Madrid province is now its own
region, but the provinces north and west that used to be Old Castille are now
the Castilla y Leon region while the provinces south and east of Madrid that
used to be New Castille are now the Castilla-LaMancha region. The difference
between Old and New Castille mostly had to do with when the Christian
reconquest from the Arabs ...
... was most definately on our to-do list as well, although we really had no idea how 'to-do' them. Would there be snow on the road in Summer? There are so many roads, which one do we take? Do you make it a full day trip or stay at one of the little villages on the way? Shall we ski, mountain bike or hike if we have time? What's the best way to experience it all without it costing an arm and a leg? Oh the perils of a modern-day swaggie! With limited help from ...
... 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 ...