Gran Hotel Dona Ximena
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... and drove through Salamanca without stopping. It did seem to be a very well planned (especially given its history) and attractive city even the outskirts were attractive. But time was against us and Avila was our next destination.
We saw the walls of Avila long before we arrived, and were in awe of its grandeur as we drove through the gates - excited to be staying within the walls of the ancient city.
Our little hostel was lovely, and we ...
... After cleaning ourselves up, I put on a pair of jeans for the first time since I left home and we went straight to the Irish Pub in town (at Paddy's request). We spent the evening relaxing, having a few drinks and eating tapas at a few different places in town. It felt very surreal to experience such a drastic cultural shift from working in the forest in Morocco to sitting in a bar drinking a beer in a European town. It almost felt like I was in Davis at Devere's Irish Pub (shout out ...
... tell me a lot of opinions to how
to decide the dream and follow the omen, when l was thinking and told to him
about my journey to travel around. He told me he was the king of Salem that
made me astonished and amazed. So, finding treasure is the motivation of this
... did actually try and book another night in the apartment but couldn't get hold of the manager, so decided to finish off in the morning, then drive the 4-5hrs to Avila.
The most modern part of the city is the City of Arts and Science - I don't really know the background to it, but it really is incredibly beautiful. We packed up and headed there earlyish. It consists of different museums and features, but ...
... pleased. I live in this faint praise until arrival at home base. Wind picks up, f...ing boat seems to be off on a jolly. Sharp words and a bit of stick for the Doggie. She responds as you would expect, perfect behavior until almost birthed where upon slips sideways and gives all fenders a work out. Oliver seems less impressed than before.
I am thinking to give Doggie a good kicking but as I have one more week to go in Gib and am becoming ...