Casa Rural Luis Miguel
Travel Blogs from Castejon
... heaven. Maybe a few glasses of the local Cuenca red may have assisted. I don’t think any of us wanted that day to end and when back at our digs Vince and I sought out a little bar in which to complete the night with a cleansing ale. This is what Intrepid are famous for in getting you out to these places and often away from the main cities. This is the first time a group has been to Cuenca so in a way we are Intrepid Pioneers. Anke has ...
... nice buffet breakfast was an additional 8 Euros,
something you don’t find much in a country where breakfast involves dipping
churros into chocolate or having a croissant with your mini cup of coffee.
The winds howled through night, and I woke up to a very cold
day with clearing skies but occasional snow flurries. I decided on a late start
to see the city, to relax, and to stay a second night since I was a little
ahead of ...
Since I woke up on my own accord at 6am, I decided to take the 6:30am shuttle to the airport. Naturally, check-in and security was very quick, so I had a while until my flight boarded. Instead of going to the lounge, I walked around the nearly empty airport. Very little people-watching. As we were bussed to the plane, there was the start of a gorgeous sunrise.
The flight was not very crowded – a few empty ...
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 ...
... 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 ...
Other places to stay in Castejon
Ctra. N-232, Km. 83.4, Castejon | 3 star hotelfrom $56