|This Refugio has a swimming pool - an unusual luxury but perfect for a good hot day.|
|Recreation area at the Refugio|
|Just outside Belorado on my way to San Juan|
|My shadow is still leading the way|
|It says "learn Spanish, and don´t drink the water." Well, sort of.|
Since Belorado, I am now happily on my own as Katleen has found wings of her own. No more looking after the wounded.
Temperatures now seem to be consistently between 28 and 30 degrees. From now on I will set off on my journey for the day at 6 a.m. and cover a good distance before the sun is at its zenith. I am still feeling well and fit with no physical problems.
This Refugio in Belorado has a swimming pool and very pleasant outdoor recreational area. On arrival, my first priority is to take off walking boots, take a shower and find some refreshments. The restaurant has a good selection of tapas and the one that appeals to me today is the Pimientos de Gernika. These are little peppers that have been sauteed and then lightly dusted in salt.
I order a Pernod and, instead of being served the usual one ounce serving, someone´s inexperience has resulted in me being served four times that amount.
|San Juan de Ortega|
|Alan and Sophie - our first meeting|