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04 March 2007 Blog Home : March 2007 : Permalink

The Secret Portal

I'm in the process of writing up the trip we did to Northern Spain and Portugal last month. In the process I used google to look for the name of a hotel in Zamora. As a result of this I have discovered a secret. There is an interdimensional portal between Zamora and Marlborough in England. My evidence for this hitherto unsuspected portal is this description of the NH Palacio Del Duero hotel where it says:

Plaza de la Horta 1

Zamora, CL 49002 Spain

A comfortable base for visits to the ancient sites of Avebury and Silbury Hill, Bowood House and Gardens, this historic coaching inn is situated in what is reputedly Britain's widest high street. Open fires and oak beams assure guests of a warm welcome.

A google of the phrase "Britain's widest high street" shows that this Palacio apparently has a back door in this English pub hotel in Marlborough. I wonder if this is how The Englishman goes on his hols?

PS Allow me to illustrate the portal using a new tool I just discovered:

I despise l'Escroc and Vile Pin