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Oct 6, 2019 - Polka dot jersey again!

Sunday today and it was very quiet when we awake. All you could hear with the window open was the whooshing of the wind turbine blades on the mountains around us. Breakfast doesn’t start early - 8am. But it was a good selection. A bit of a logic problem going on. Bowls on the opposite side of the room to the cereal, butter near the meat and not near the jam and spreads, some cups too small for the coffee machine (as J discovered as the coffee overflowed everywhere!) we had a good meal with some pastela de nata to finish off! ( well we were...

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Oct 5, 2019 - Aaaah.....more Zapatillas

As usual we were up too early. Had an hour to spare before our taxi was due. We left the apartment and waited outside the Hotel Royal ( which doesn’t look very regal at all). Eventually the taxi arrived and 10 minutes later we were at the Station where Avis is located. A short snoop about and J saw the sign and we went in. We had the car booked for 11:30, and they started the paperwork at 10:45, but we kept being interrupted by nuisance customers dropping cars off or collecting them ( they were technically before us). However at 11:35 we...

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