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I have been running out of puff in a big way. However let's see what ground we can cover relatively quickly. Segovia was only a reasonably short drive from Salamanca (about 200ks) so on our way we did a detour to a castle La Granga de san Ildefonso. Amazing palace with almost every room has a domed ceiling with an ancient mural on …
... The Alcazar), get a sword, buy a traditional Spanish fan, and eat octopus: we accomplished ALL of this in just one day, now we can go home!!!
Amelie and I got up early, headed out to pick up breakfast for everyone, and started our first official "we are in Spain" day out right! Initially, we headed out simply to get some breakfast, but decided a little walk was in order. It was early, the air was crisp, and we really had the streets ...
... I mentioned last time, the sunsets in Spain are the most beautiful.
A few observations is that the streets of Valencia are extremely narrow and very unique. They have preserved the history of its city within its buildings. The colorful buildings in front of the marketplace was extremely impressive and it is sad that the modern innovations have led to the painting of the city in similar colors leaving only a few houses behind.
... palace, the hallways stretch on forever! I could not believe how many rooms there were in this place. In our tour we just kept moving down the hallway from room to room and got the quick rundown of what activity was done in each. Its hard to believe the royalty lived this lavishly when such a large percentage of the population barely had a place to live or food to eat during this era.
After the palace, we headed into the city ...
... day we had in Segovia!
Hoy, fuimos a la ciudad de Segovia. Vimos la gran catedral, cual era preciosa, con todas las habitaciones y las ventanas enormas de cristal coloreado. Después, vimos el castillo de Segovia, que se llama El Alcázar de Segovia. A pesar de que las escaleras eran difíciles, el punto de vista en la parte superior fue increíble. ¡Tuvimos un día largo y interesante!
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAcueducto Hotel Segovia
this was a nice room and great bathroom. The shower was big enough for 2 :). the only downfall was that the WiFi was not in our rooms and we had to go down to the lobby each time to call home or send an email. Staff very helpful and coffee was wonderful.
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