La Casa Verde
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... with this storm. Another 10 K and I saw little chance of a reprieve from the stormy weather - in fact a new stormcloud was forming so I took a room in a hostel. Best move I could have made. Showered, laid down to read and promptly fell alseep only to be woken an hour later by the sound of more thunder. So I had a lucky escape. Slept another two hours after that so I should be well rested. I think the weather could well dictate my progress going ...
A cold rainy miserable day like today, and the cold that wont go away...threatened to take the wind out of my sail. My clothes are wet and I'm finally in a church with a pilgrim blessing. I'll take a heater & a blanket instead, please. The sun did peek out for a little ...
... seems a very refreshing way to do it. Laura's is in a bad way now so takes a taxi to the next stop, so Sabina and I walk on. The town around the golf club is deserted. Its all new blocks of flats that are up for sale. Its obvious that its some sort of development that has gone wrong with the economic downturn. Its really eerie and feels like the end of the world, I wish I could have photograph it.
We arrive at the hostel ...
... 30am but rolled out of bed by 6:00am. Debbie was energized, her feet were feeling better and she has new boots. After a check on the Internet we headed out. We stopped at a gas station just in time for fresh croissants and fresh coffee and tea. We climbed out of the Estella valley. Although it was still early we stopped at the Monasterio de Irache and enjoyed a glass of red wine from the fountain. The Monesterio de Irache is a well ...
... went from flat Don Quixote country into rolling green hills into miles upon miles of race type hairpins. For once there were other bikes – Madrid bikers out in force on sports bikes – I was the only one who wasn’t pulled for speeding I think.
As breakfast at the hotel was just a doughnut and a coffee, I took time for a full lunch of eggs, frites and a range of dead animals. ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed