Hotel Aire de Bardenas
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... Look! A big rock! ( We are in country Spain! ) A lot of fun though... Especially when someone yells 'Duck.' (No..... there are not lots of ducks in this area of Spain.... But haven't got to Madrid yet... There may be ducks there.) They yell 'Duck' so they can take a photo out the window. However there are bulls. See attached photo. Story goes that these huge black billboards used to be emblazoned with the name of a Spanish Sherry. ...
... now. Then the wind dropped and the sun came out! Oh well . . . it's a nice day for a drive!
We set off, heading back over the hills to the Cascante Aire. Rhoda said it would be a five and a half hour drive on the fastest route, that's 254 miles, and her chosen route was all motorway. So we examined the map and decided on a more direct route - a yellow road, the CV20, up into the ...
Stopped here one night. Near Zaragoza in the mountains.
Saturday 12 January
Woke up this morning to a downpour of rain. Why does it always rain when you have a tent to pack up?
We packed up and had yet another rather lovely hot shower before we left the campsite - well, you never know when you'll get that luxury again on a trip like this. We left at 10:30 am and ...
... Better than nothing but I suppose not much.
Those were the castles for the very privileged few, surely a lot more comfortable than what was available to the commoner. Also note, that most of the towns were surrounded by walls which implies they were under threat of attack. Life expectancy in the medieval time was between twenty five and thirty years. All in all, I don't think the middle ages were a very nice time to be living.
... I went to see her leave the church, "La Salida" is what they call it in Spain. She was married at the Church of our Lady Burgo.There were so many people waiting for her outside the church in the narrow streets. Everyone from the town who was not at the wedding and those who were at the ceremony wait outside the church to make a lot of noise and to celebrate the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking