Travel Blogs from Plasencia
... had a guard dog in with them!
After our big shop we put everything in the fridge etc, had a cup of tea, taped our shopping receipt to the window and walked the mile or so in the direction of Plasencia old town.
We found the Plaza Mayor which was arcaded on one side and had 10 small lanes or ...
... Muslim fort. We had lunch and then did the steep climbup.
On the way we walked under cliffs with vultures sitting on ledges high above our heads.
When we got to and climbed up the Tower ,we had views across the park and could look down on the birds soaring around.
This was a truly magical ...
... Nacional and about 8km from Plasencia.
We found a lovely shaded pitch (about the only one flat enough to take a MH) and as we sat out having a welcome cuppa, noticed some unusual birds.
These turned out to be Azure-winged Magpies - a cross between a jay and a magpie, ...
... I didn't go to a look at them for a while as i suspected we had done pretty well but was afraid of the get up time. Eventually our third team member the James's wandered past to inform us our team was going well as them and us were joint first with zero marks, Roger and Steve only had 12 which could easily be made up in the coming days. I went to double check to make sure that I really did have to get up even earlier than this morning and found it was true ...
... restaurants, so we were able to nourish ourselves as we watched all the activity.
Sunday, we decided we needed a break from old buildings so we headed out on a hike in Monfrague National Park, one of fourteen national parks. It was refreshing to get back to nature for a few hours, though the quality of the trails made us grateful for the state of our national parks (when they're open for business, that is).
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Other places to stay in Plasencia
Alfonso VIII 34, Plasencia | 4 star hotelfrom $77
Pza. San Vicente Ferrer, s/n, Plasencia | 4 star hotelfrom $126
Nacional 110 Km.399,900, Plasencia | 4 star hotelfrom $64
Goicoechea 12, Plasencia | Hotelfrom $71
Vinagras, 14, Plasencia | Hotelfrom $60