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hill partly surrounded by canyons. It makes some of the lists of most beautiful
villages in Spain. Naturally, the town has an impressive castle now used as a
parador (luxury hotel). The Wikipedia article on the town includes historical
population data. Alarcon now has around 150 residents, down from over 1,000 in
1960. Now that’s rural depopulation! And it shows in the nearly deserted nature
of the ...
... nice buffet breakfast was an additional 8 Euros,
something you don’t find much in a country where breakfast involves dipping
churros into chocolate or having a croissant with your mini cup of coffee.
The winds howled through night, and I woke up to a very cold
day with clearing skies but occasional snow flurries. I decided on a late start
to see the city, to relax, and to stay a second night since I was a little
ahead of ...
... food recycling plant in the form of three goats and half a dozen chicken. Fresh eggs are available daily at €1 per half dozen, a little business run by her son. There is even a small swimming pool, although it was a bit early in the year to try it.
The nearest town to the site, about three miles away, is Dolores, also aptly named, as although it had a pretty church and main square, the ...
... eat up the miles. The only problem was that after a fantastic fast stretch, you have to pay the price with 20km or so of rubbish bouncy old road when you cross into another province which has not bothered to claim it's EU subsidy for road repairs! There is virtually no traffic and one wonders at times why the roads were built - it seems like we were the only people using them. Fantastic! We stopped for lunch in Cuenca and, having parked in ...
... on the peaks and lots of solar panels on rooftops of many of the little villages .
The drive took nearly 4 hours to Cuenca and it is another World Heritage site….
.A spectacular spot with its fame being due to the famous Casas Colgadas ( Hanging Houses) . Arriving later in the day we walked through the newer part (where we were staying ) to the river that runs around the base and access to hilltop medieval Cuenca - sounds like QWENKA.Walking up ...