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... We were delighted to hear from Rob Fleming re the sanfl grand final - sorry brownie- made our day.
Have a great cruise Mary n Rob.
Good to hear Julie and Dennis r enjoying their holiday.
Curtis clan hope u got bussie class - enjoy.
xxx Ann n Jeff
Ps fashion hints
Ladies wedges, platforms, plateform wedges.
Men slim fitting shorts with small cuffs.
Congratulations bray o getting your first ...
8am misa and laudes was a lovely way start the day with the sun catching the city wall turrets beyond the chapel garden. It was a late dinner last night - Spanish time works differently and dinner wasn't until 9pm. We slept heavily lapping up the peace of Carmel after the party atmosphere of Madrid.
It was a shame to have to leave the universidad so quickly. The unusual star shaped ...
... hospitality of Carmelites at the Universidad de la Mistica tonight after soaking up the spirit of Avila and the spirits that flow freely at the supper table even in a Carmelite monastery.
Off to Segovia tomorrow. Sorry if the reports get briefer but the wfi is not always reliable and getting the pics from camera to blog can be a tedious process.
Love to all ...
... of St. Teresa of Ávila, one of the most well-known catholic saints. Although I am not very familiar with her, some of my catholic friends here have explained to me her significance, so it was interesting to have visited her city. Later on in the day, Olivia and I went into her main shrine in Ávila, which was built over where she was born. Although didn't catch a glimpse, apparently a finger off her right hand is displayed here for ...
... that stop at the motorway services on Sunday. Then, after rounding yet another bend, Segovia's highlight appears in front of me.
It's the Roman Aqueduct, built about 100AD. It's much taller and longer than I'd expected, and a spectacular sight. The strange thing is that it doesn't contain any cement or mortar - the huge stone blocks have been cut with absolute precision and placed on top of each other, and it must be just gravity and friction ...