Hotel Convento del Giraldo
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Today, we took a day trip to one of Spain's most surreal-looking towns, Cuenca. This 15th century town is high up on a hill with some medieval houses perched on a rock with the balconies dangling right over the abyss.. This unique architectural attraction is called Casas Colgadas (Hanging Houses).
After a bit of searching, we found the road leading to the town and I dropped Maryln, Herb and Judy off at the top of the hill while I went to ...
... though relatively expensive meal but at 2.50 eu for each glass of wine, they were spoilt in a restaurant such as this. So a very enjoyable evening.
They held hands as they listened to their wedding song played on the soundtrack - Pachelbel's Canon. Battery Boy had not organised this!! Just luck it was played. And, no brains luckily we're not on the menu tonight.
... the region became a agricultural and textile manufacturing centre. It stayed Muslim until the 12th century when the Christians slowly conquered the region. As you approach town you drive through the new part first before climbing up the hill to the old part of town. There is virtually only one road leading through the old town and it's that narrow that they have traffic lights installed so you can cross oncoming traffic.The Town Hall is a baroque ...
... thankfully she answers. Phew! We tell her our sad tale and she gives us instructions how to get to her restaurant so she can give us the key to the mail box.
Key in hand, we drive back to Labastida. We are doubtful if we will find anything as the house was thoroughly checked before departure.
“I’ll go in to see if I can find it.”
It can’t see it anywhere. I check the bedroom, the kitchen, the terrace and the ...
i truly believe i have the best luck when it comes to travel. i seem to pick great cities and towns to explore...stay at amazing hostels and hotels...and meet incredibly nice people. cuenca is no exception. i fell in love with this town the minute the cab picked me up from the train station. if ever i should win the lottery...i will buy a house in cuenca (una casa colgada).