Travel Blogs from Toledo
He Said: After a long day at the train station, on Friday afternoon at rush hour during the peak of a transit strike, the decision was basically made for us that we'd be going to Toledo for the evening. We had originally planned on going there to begin with, but because I wanted to get to France by Bastille Day and possibly the World Cup final, we …
It was awesome to be with my fabulous new friends, it was fabulous to be
experiencing my first euroDisco and it was awesome to meet new people. We made
friends with people from Belgium and generally had a great night. Tamar got
really sick at the end of the night but we took a cab home and everything was
ok. I went to sleep thinking that the new life I am creating for myself here is
incredible and im finally starting to figure out the ‘everything happens ...
... palace in Grenada, Toledo still maintained the title of the capital. It wasn't until 1561 when the Capital of Spain was moved to Madrid (at then hardly anyplace of significance). Today Toledo still remains one of the most popular cities in all of Spain for its impressive history and architecture, which demonstrates the historical presence of three main groups (Jews, Muslims, and Christians).
In arriving in the city, the first stop was The Monasterio of ...
... churches and buildings in the distance.
very interesting because it is on a hill surrounded by a moat. The city
is walled and one must enter through the gates. The Jewish quarter only
has 2 Shuls left - 1 was closed that day and the other is run by the
Church) and nothing else really Jewish except Jewish tiles that are were
recently spread on walls and the street. Max and I had a ...
After breakfast in our rooms we set out to see the roman ruins. When we asked about these at the tourist information office and about another public park we got some odd reactions. For a start, they didn't seem very aware of the roman ruins which were marked on the tourist map and when I asked about the gardens I just got a whole lot of information about washrooms. Eventually, I managed to get some information by switching to French, which was better ...