I did a little bit of work in the morning then practised the guitar and went for a quick 6 mile run along the canal. It took just over 50 minutes. I took the stansted express to stansted and met john, Verena and the baby in the Wetherspoons. We got to Santander 10.30 local time and thought the car hire place had closed on us but we were actually with a different. Company. We got to the villa about midnight and stayed up a bit later.
I ran 5 and a bit miles up the hill getting a tan very warm. Sabine and Arthur arrived and in the evening we had BBQ which went very well. I drank the beers we had bought at reinosa.
I ran with Arthur and Sabine to the village and back it was very warm then went for my own rules. Later of about 6 miles up the hill. I. The afternoon we went to pozo azul and watched people jumping into the freezing water. I just got my ankles in and cooled by tinto de verano . We met John in the bar by the square and after some drinks we came back and had cold meats and cheese.
It was a little overcast so I went for a long 10 mile run to the desserts village on the plateau. I. The afternoon we went to the beach and I had a swim and the water was relatively warm. I then ran 2 miles in my beach shoes to dry off. We had drinks at the beach. And then went into town to the el. Baron restaurant where I had a very good dessert. We stayed up quite late chatting.
I woke up quite early and learnt some Spanish. After some pillows de leche I ran down. To the bar by the river. It was very warm. I had a bit of a swim along with John then we took it easy. Myself Arthur and Sabine had a drink at the bar by the river then me and John walked to the second bar where a man said cajones a lot. Then we had a final drive to the bar by the square which was busy. We popped back to the villa and we had a nice paella.
I got up early and ran for 4.5 miles discovering the a necropolis. In the afternoon we went to santillana del Ain and we met Brian and Paula after a bit of difficulty we ate in the restaurant with the great ice creams and had a nice 3 course meal with wine for 13 euros. We got caught in a little Rai. And popped I to the sidreria so that Brian rather and Sabine could try the cider machine. John then gave me a lift to Santander airport.