AC Hotel Cuenca by Marriott
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... had around the bull is hard to describe. I think they’re all a little crazy.
After 2pm when the bull run stopped, we went to a bar in the Plaza and ate the typical food of Cuenca. To be honest I have no idea what it is I ate, but you learn there’s not much point in asking locals or waiters because they will just insist you try it, and that if you know what it is in you won’t like it…..I think I agree I don’t want to know! The city of ...
Luxury slept in till after 8:00am, we breakfasted in our room on supplies purchased from the supermarket below Carlos V in Granda. Lazily got ready and head off for an explore around 9:30. Plan of attack head up to Barrio del Castilio then down the Puente de San Pablo (narrow walkway across the gorge) to Parador de Turismo then back for lunch. After lunch back up slightly and then down Senda del Agua Encantada del Jucar (walking track) to Rio Jucar (larger river) and then ...
... to eat in, our waitress was rather surly and wouldn't let us order the menu of the day so we up sized to a larger fixed price menu. Which ended with too much food, the starters were okay but quite salty, the paella was very disappointing very salty with only small pieces of fish and miserable little shrimps. Fortunately we were not hungry by this stage and I didn't miss the desert which probably wouldn't have been worth writing home ...
Sunday 13 September
Picked up my smurf blue rental car, a Skoda. Enjoyed driving through the Spanish countryside to Cuenca, a medieval town 2.5 hours east of Madrid.
I stayed in a great hotel in Cuenca, for only €28 (Hostal Posada Huecar). Luxurious, big, charming room, balcony with beautiful views, nice bathroom. Only it has ...
... with the locals. Google translate came to our aid, and allowed us to have some sort of conversation with the very sweet lady who ran the hotel. We were blown away again by the generosity and hospitality with which she prepared the food and served us. We were even treated to vegetables from her own plot. Contented and happy after our rather wet day we finally lay down in our beds for a well deserved ...