Casa Rural Luis Miguel
Travel Blogs from Castejon
... taking notes as she has to report on the worth or otherwise (and value) in bringing future tours here.
I am sitting on the train which is taking us from Cuenca to Valencia, the third biggest city in Spain. This is the birth place of the Paella and lunch will be waiting for us. After this we are off on a walking tour of the city. Tomorrow morning sees the start of a free day but a few of us are going to book a bike tour around the ...
Back when I was about 11 or 12 years old, I used to go with
my family to occasional potluck suppers at their church. They usually preceded
some evening event, sometimes a slideshow of a parishioner’s travel pictures. Back
in the 1970s was before Internet and even the variety of shows available on
cable TV. To see images of the world you’d have to go to the library for a book
or wait until a program on the subject ...
... When I arrived, sweaty and tired, they were clearing the last stand-by passengers. First, they told me it was too late. I stood by the gate, just in case, then they said they could try to help me. Then they said it was too late again. Then, they said it was okay, and they cleared me. I had to check my bag, being the last to board a totally full flight, which wasn't bad, so I re-added my coat and expanded it again. I ...
... I enjoyed the visit, although I did not listen to everything about each chapel. The ones in the old cathedral were most interesting in my opinion – the audio-guide tells a lot about the characters buried in the tombs.
Of course, I also had to take a picture of the astronaut carving, as did lots of other tourists (and there weren’t many tourists around – one couple, one solo man, a group of college students saying, ...
... in the choir: dragons and demons and a guy stealing from a chest. The most impressive feature is a great oculus which admits light into the ambulatory. We also admired the clever arch-work that expanded the space in the apse. In the treasury was a “monstrance” that holds the host – legend has it that it was created from the first gold that arrived from the new world.
After the cathedral, we ...
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Ctra. N-232, Km. 83.4, Castejon | 3 star hotelfrom $56