Casa Rural Tia Pilar
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With storms still forecast for the east side of the country a change of plan took us west and out into the open interior. Still plenty of castles and fortified towns about although given the weather we did not stop to explore. Arrived at the hotel in good time so had a walk around the town. Not really much to see and the church was closed. The hotel had enclosed parking so the bike was parked inside along with the owners.
... s at current exchange rates. La Mancha actually
has more land under wine grape cultivation than anywhere else in Europe, but
the yields are very low. The vines are allowed to sprawl across the ground to
preserve moisture rather than being trellised as in most places. In late March
the vineyards looked like dirt fields with the stumps of grape vines placed two
meters or so apart – not very pretty.
My first stop in Ciudad Real ...
... standing on sacred ground! How exciting is that? Let me explain to you a little bit about what I mean....
During my third or fourth week in Mexico I went to a presentation by a feminist theologian named Mariana Gomez. I wasn't exactly sure what she was going to be speaking about but I was excited about what she had to say. She started by asking all of us to take off our shoes and remember that we are always walking on sacred ground. But why was this ...
... come home from her class. Along with her roommate Veronique (another girl from Laurentian) we went out to downtown Ciudad Real. We went to a cute little restaurant for lunch and then I got the full tour of the city, some of the statues, the parks and Katelyn's University.
We had a relaxing afternoon and dinner. Then at midnight,we went out to the Spanish Parking Lot Party. It is exactly what it sounds like. A parking lot filled with ...
... before we went and had dinner around the corner from the plaza, which incidentally contains a strange Germanic feel. The restaurant itself was rather upmarket, however my stomach was feeling very poor, and it was getting so severe that I was now experiencing sharp tightness in my chest, similar to that of a very bad asthmas attack or nut reaction, and I suspected that it may have been the latter that caused it, after Dad had stuffed ...