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... yards from the hotel (Hotel Sol).
Next morning, Sunday , we toured the city beginning with the El Greco museum and residence. This painter was not that well known while he was alive, but his paintings, especially of Jesus, Mary and the apostles are now very well known and his style of painting has been copied by many others. In the afternoon we toured the Toledo cathedral, a magnificent structure encompassing four different ...
... as it was a melting pot of culture and religion until 1492 when the Catholics forced out the Jews. (Some things never change!) The cities greatest monument, the Cathedral was built during this time. In the 16th century, it was the home of the famous Spanish artist, El Greco.
We arrived at Parador de Toledo which is quite beautiful with a view of the historic village below. Our deck overlooks the pool area and the entire city. We ...
Ok, before we set out on this trip, we made a promise that we wouldn't bore you with details about castle after castle, museum after museum. Today is no exception, but I really need to tell you about Toledo.
We took a day tour out to Toledo and it turned out to be a most enjoyable day out. It was an hour's drive out of Madrid across the La Mancha plains, made famous by Don Quixote. For a start, it was different: a walking tour rather than sitting on a bus being ...
... myself in a different way. It was
bout 10:30 by the time I got back to I stopped at starbucks and grabbed a late
and sandwich for lunch. Its so nice to be living in the middle of everything
where a cup of coffee is just a block away. When I got back me and Tamar talked
about the day and our plans for tomorrows epic soccer game. Its hard to believe
that it has been a week since we left Edmonton, I want time to stop and this
experience to last a life time. Spain is incredible.
Coming from sunny and warm Andalucia, Toledo's weather is crisp and cool. Kind of reminded us of Vancouver. :) I guess the tanktop days are over. We both pulled out our good old friends hoodies and long pants from our luggage.
It's Saturday today and we have a whole day to explore this medieval city. It's so easy to realize it because in this city, every corner has a store which sells swords and knives a la medieval style. I'm not ...