Hotel Convento del Giraldo
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... project and although they just didn't want to go down from the heights of the city to fetch water they submitted to the King that they needed water on hand should a fire commence through the heat of the summer (many of the buildings were timber). The King swallowed the story and the viaduct was completed.
We were lucky enough to book a restaurant high in the old city and after a dinner of wild boar with raspberry sauce and local veges I was ...
... A village
grew up around it and then sprawled down the steep hill bound by the vertical
canyon walls all the way down to the flatter lands at the bottom. With such
limited space on the ridge, they also built up and most of the buildings in
Cuenca are multistory.
The old city of Cuenca constitutes the UNESCO World Heritage
Site. Cuenca’s new city sprawls around on the plain below the ridges and
canyons and is ...
... made it even more fun. We explored this area for probably an hour climbing into every nook and cranny we could find and taking lots of cool pictures
After we done climbing and fooling around we had some tapas with our teacher. After this we caught a bus back to the train station and waited for the train to Valencia. Cuenca was a very short trip-only a few hours, but the places we saw were amazing and the nature was awesome!
... knife. It was only 12:30 and we sat down for a quick lunch at a local paneria on Plaza Del Altozano. We had fresh empanadas, a sandwich with brie and bacon and croissant with ham and cheese. After lunch we sat back to enjoy a cup of coffee when I saw the most gross thing ever. A little boy of about 2 and half had to go to the bathroom, his grandma pointed to a tree, naturally the boy was behind the tree, from grandma's perspective, but right in front of us. ...
... I've done it every single time. It makes me beyond excited for the next decade of my life. When people ask me how my trip is going, I usually don't go into too much detail because I feel like it's not even fair that I'm doing so many cool things. On my way to Alicante now, where I will stay with Lourdes, who I met two years ago in Barcelona, and her family. A homestay of sorts! As always, I'm very happy and excited. Life is good, ...