Don Benito Hotel
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... German couple and shared stories. The have an older brown Labrador, which had a fit during the night. I think that they will put their Morocco travel on hold until the all clear.
It was a colder night than we were used to but not as cold as it would have been at Ronda. Our elevation was about 500m. The village being very tidy and was have been owned by arabs before 1300's.
Next day, October 8, we spent the morning exploring the city and it's attractions including the bullring and exhibits and history associated with this "dying" sport - excuse the pun. In the afternoon, we got the hotel manager to show us the way out of town by car and we made it and found our way to the hillside town of Grazalema. This town borders a huge National Park that is very well known for its rugged limestone cliffs, caves and gorges ...
... faith who refused the demand to either convert to Christianity or depart from the Iberian Peninsula. Later, during the Spanish Civil War, it is said that some Fascist sympathizers were thrown from the top of the cliff where the town is perched. The later event is thought to be the source of inspiration for a similar, fictional story by Ernest Hemingway in "For Whom the Bell Tolls." ...
... to Spain.
With one crisis sorted we now have to face the next one....making it to the train. My original plan sounded good in theory. Our ferry was due to arrive at 2:30pm and our train to Ronda was due to depart at 3:30pm. As the train station was less than a 10 minute walk from the ferry port I figured we'd have plenty of time to make it. I was wrong. Whilst the ferry docked not long after it was scheduled to, it was full of cars ...
... to see the impressive sight...how did they build that? We rewarded ourselves with coffee and croissants, and I had the added bonus of finding a grey cashmere sweater on the trail that I thought was Kassie's (which it wasn't) that is keeping me warm now that the weather has turned cooler!
Ronda and the white hill towns of Andalusia will always hold special memories for us....TORO!
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