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... and as the former home of the artist El Greco. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1986 for its extensive cultural and monumental heritage and historical co-existence of Christian, Muslim and Jewish cultures. We transferred from the train to a bus which took us up to the top of the hill near the fortress. From here we walked down to the Cathedral, looking into the local shops. Toledo was famed for its production of fine armoury and there were still shops ...
... as the capital of a Visigothic
Christian kingdom, the capital of a Muslim state, and later the capital of
united Castile before Spain’s capital was moved to Madrid in the 1500s.
The main part of Toledo is still laid out like a thoroughly
medieval city located for defensive capabilities. Most of the streets are
barely wide enough for a small car to fit through and much of the old town is
... 8217;t walk 100 metres without seeing at least 1 shop that sells swords. While we were wandering, we even found a small sword-making factory, where two men were making swords. One of the men was making the handle of a sword, and the other man was making the blade of a sword. While I was watching, he finished the sword and he let me hold it before he put in on the pile of finished swords.
On the last day we were ...
... any sculpture...you may have noticed. Spain and Portugal have been an adventure. Have had a fantastic time over the last six weeks but we are ready to come home and enjoy Sydney again. Bern has forgotten how to cook and can only wash clothes in a basin. Ironing is a forgotten art. Bern has also worn through a pair of socks...all those stairs.....and we both should have the thighs of athletes but alas, no luck. Looking forward to catching up with all and sundry.
Day 7-Dreading the long lap of our road trip from Cordoba to Madrid en route Toledo, we started off this day. The topography becomes pretty plain here. Vast olive farms make their presence here as well but to a lesser degree. The landscape still remains beautiful but not as colorful as in the south. The highways afford a 100+ mile/hr. drive without much difficulty, with convenient food/gas stops. Close to Toledo on CM 42, a ...