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Travel Blogs from Castejon
... something that seems a little incongruous, but Cuenca was apparently
home of several highly recognized twentieth century modernists. Abstract art is
generally not my favorite, but the fair-sized collection is laid out nicely. A
few other small museums nearby are dedicated to things like local archaeology
and religious art and artifacts. Cuenca’s cathedral is pretty interesting and a
good audioguide is included with the admission.
... up my First Class seat for a seat in regular economy … but I had a window, which really helps with sleeping, and the person in front of me very nicely didn’t recline (super-points!), so I slept part of the way. My bag was first off the carousel in SFO (hurray!), and Paul had left the car for me, so I walked to it and drove home. Gruden, once I woke him up and reminded him who I was, greeted me with ...
Then I walked around the town a bit, ending at the Plaza Mayor. At this point, it was time to head back to the hotel and check out. Which I did.
From Salamanca, I drove on back roads to Segovia, with the hope of being able to see the Alcazar from the valley below (it really wasn’t far out of the way). Unfortunately, the sky grew overcast, so the light was not good. Still, I did manage to see Segovia from various vantage ...
... to check out from our hotel, then we walked more around the old town, admiring the view from various points. Toledo sits on a promontory, surrounded by cliffs. Part of the cliffs are impassable and drop straight down to the river. One can see why it was such a stronghold. We also visited a synagogue – La Blanca – which was created by Christian kings, using Moorish architects, for Jewish use. Surely a sign that ...
Our weekend trip started with a train ride to Cuenca, after spending the day in Cuenca we would take another train to Valencia that night where we would stay until the following night when we took a train home. Although we didn't go out the night before, getting up early to make an 8:00am train on Friday was not appealing, and for some reason we were all exhausted. The fact that it was a gross day and raining did not help. This was ...
Other places to stay in Castejon
Ctra. N-232, Km. 83.4, Castejon | 3 star hotelfrom $56