Casa Rural El Cigarral Del Pintor
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... Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Toledo is also called "The City of Three Cultures", since Jews, Muslims and Christians used to co-exist in the city and there is quite a bit of historical influence from all three cultures to this day.
There are many differences between living in Madrid and Toledo. Obviously the size of the cities is one factor, but also I noticed how quiet Toledo was compared to Madrid. Living in a very busy city it can be pretty difficult to ever ...
Ok, before we set out on this trip, we made a promise that we wouldn't bore you with details about castle after castle, museum after museum. Today is no exception, but I really need to tell you about Toledo.
We took a day tour out to Toledo and it turned out to be a most enjoyable day out. It was an hour's drive out of Madrid across the La Mancha plains, made famous by Don Quixote. For a start, it was different: a walking tour rather than sitting on a bus being ...
... night (about £26.50). However, it is quiet and peaceful and we can walk into Toledo in 20 mins. It also has a big washing machine, which is brilliant, and I celebrated by assembling our rotary clothes line where Gill hung out the linen and everything dried in about 30 seconds in the blazing sun.
Later we walked to the old town, bounded on three sides by a loop in the river Tagus, which is deep down, almost in a gorge. ...
... are knives and swords and armour for sale everywhere. I bought some kitchen knives to augment my set, single forged and wrapped for travel. Could have picked up Excalibur or Frodo's blade for a song. We wandered on, searching for the Jewish sector of the city. Ghettos were common when Spain had Christian, Muslim and Jewish people living together. After the Reconquista and during the Inquisition, Jews were expelled from Spain and Muslims were made to convert ...
... the end product would be moved to a lesser location, the purchaser not pleased with it. Other attractions included the San Tomé church, which contains the most famous El Greco painting (which I didn't like at all), the Mosque (the oldest building) and the free Santa Cruz museum. And of course as per usual, I climbed up the tower of the Church of the Jesuits to get panoramic views of the city. Overall I was underwhelmed ...