Casa Rural La Bodega. Casas Rurales La Aldea
Travel Blogs from Alcaraz
... pace was obviously slow. There were enough odd little turns that the faster walkers were not released. That should not have been a problem as the roads and trails are pretty well marked re a colour scheme; oh well.
Elaine introduced us to processional caterpillars. It was not quite clear when they actually do their damage but they nurture in pine trees and can cause death to cattle and severe problems for humans, including blindness. The ...
... in either Consuegra or neighboring
Madridelos. I asked someone for directions to a hotel but got an answer I didn’t
understand so ended up car camping at a truck stop parking lot along the
highway. I thought maybe it was just a night blindness thing, that maybe I just
didn’t see the signs for the hotels after it was dark. The next day, though, as
I drove and walked around Consuegra I still saw no signs of hotels in town.
... br> region of Castilla-LaMancha is often the focus of these articles as one of the
worst offenders. I didn’t go to the cities of Albacete and Ciudad Real where
many of the bigger projects are located, but many of the towns do have large
modern conference and cultural centers and athletic facilities on their
outskirts that seem thoroughly out of synch with their likely needs.
La Mancha’s land is still dominated by production of ...
Castile is a land of castles, a concentration that resulted
largely from the land being fought over between Muslim and Christian kingdoms
in the Middle Ages. Outside of Cuenca city the province’s sights are quite
widely dispersed. I stopped at two in the southern part of Cuenca province in
my big clockwise circle of Castilla-La Mancha from Madrid.
Alarcon is a small town with a good defensive ...
... we had to breath in to queeze through some of them, made Helen squeal! We visited three or four shops by the time we had found everything, found a little panaderia which looked like it was in someone’s outhouse. We stopped in the Plaza Mayor for a café con leche, the old Spanish men have a great life in these small towns, sitting around the plazas chatting and laughing, they seem to spend all day moving around from one group of men to ...