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... the secret chapel a loud rumbling noise caused us some concern. We were waiting 4 the walls to start shaking, they didn't prepare us 4 the audiovisual presentation of the Lisbon earthquake.
Quick daylight bus to avila stopping in small meagre villages to pick up passengers.
Bray you would have loved our meal tonight. Grandpa had lamb chops and I had goat - huge plate of meat no vegitables and we ate it with our ...
... re surrendering to the pig and going out to the best cochinillo (suckling pig) restaurant in Segovia. It might be slim pickings on the trail so we need to fatten up before go.
If Avila is all about Teresa then for me Segovia is all about St John of the Cross. His remains were placed here iin the Discalced Carmelite Convent and the visit to this sepulchre was the purpose of my journey. I ...
Let nothing disturb you
Let nothing frighten you
All things pass away
God never changes,
patience obtains all things,
he who has God
finds he lacks nothing
God alone suffices - St Teresa of Avila
It's very late, we're very sleepy, photos way to slow to download. Today it's all about Teresa so I'll let her take the lead. We are ...
... preserved piece of civil engineering work that is believed to have been build when Trajan was the emperor. Its dating is backed up by the archeological vestiges found dating back to the period 112 and 117 AD. That makes this about 1900 years old. I am wondering has civil engineering improved over the last 1000 years, or are we way behind our Roman ancestors? Will the bridges we build today still be standing in a 1000 (or 2000) years? I am speechless to even ...
... right next to the cathedral. I couldn't see a post box outside so I went in and asked (when i say asked, I mean pointed to my post cards and said "Donde?") haha. The response was (luckily very similar to Italian): "In bocca de leon!" (Into the lion's mouth), whilst pointing outside. Refer to photos to see where your postcards were sent from :) I was almost spent by this point but went up on the rest of the wall and saw Plaza de Santa ...