Final collections in Portugal, Spain and France: dogs, cats, rabbits and a hamster

After a day of driving winds and torrential rain, we stayed the night just outside the beautiful city of Avila in Spain, at a golf resort offering a good deal. After all, who wants to play golf in those weather conditions — apart from hardy Brits perhaps! We woke with relief to a much milder day, so we were able to enjoy the views of the city walls and the countryside, and walk the dogs in the resort's lovely gardens. After collecting the last of our Spanish passengers, we headed to Narbonne and stayed the night with friends. Yesterday we [...]