Hostal Las Paneras
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... however. We had a couple of beers and enjoyed sitting outside in the sun for the rest of the afternoon. Once we had paid, we did our best to find our car, easier said then done. After a few wrong turns and finally going back to where we had come from and starting all over again, we were able to backtrack enough to get to the car and head back to the hotel.
The day was long but rewarding in the end. And I like Spain. ...
... I have ever seen - also made of Marble and gold. Standing in the room, the caskets encircled you, placed in the circular walls all around. One one side of the room Are the kings, and on the other side are the mothers that carried that Royal Line (not the wives of the Kings in every situation). Unfortunately I could not take pictures, but I have put one from online in the blog for you to see just exactly what I'm talking about. The last space in this room will ...
... minutes. Making sure I catch it takes hardly any planning at all! And if I miss one, I know the next one is coming very soon.
Seeing the countryside of Spain on the train ride was interesting. There are definitely no fields of corn here like I'm used to when I leave Evansville or Indianapolis. The land is very hilly to the north of Madrid. Its green, but with very short, moss-like grass with large boulders scattered here and ...
... very garlickly and delicious).
The girls went scarf-shopping yet again and bought a few more, while the long-suffering boys waited in the town square. We have seen very few bike shops on this trip at all!
We had a bit of a rest in the afternoon, caught up with washing and went to the supermarket. Went back to the town at night for another wander around.
... The roads are quite busy and I nearly cause an accident on a roundabout by paying too much attention to the signposts and not enough to other vehicles. Other than that, there's not a lot to say, until I reach the pass which will take me back to the northern side of Guaderrama.
I'm looking back towards Madrid and there's a huge building - absolutely massive - in one of those towns I've just driven through. It turns out that it's THE Escorial, ...
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