Hotel El Rancho
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... management for the fist 30 years, after that I will only say "it is not my problem any more, let the next 10 generations worry about it." Luckily the Roman Catholic Church had more money than the queen of England so fitting the bill was no issue...if we only had clients like that. On our way out of town we spotted an old bull fighting ring, I have no idea how old it was, but we had to stop to take pictures. Because everything was closed we drove to the highest ...
Friday night after we got back, I went to a Flamenco show. One of the Butler girls in the program has also been taking Flamenco lessons here in Spain, and her dance studio hosted a professional Flamenco artist. Me and several of my friends went to this free show, which ended up being partly a poetry reading. For the first 45 minutes, various people from the audience went up on stage to read old Spanish poetry accompanied by a guy ...
Today Bryan leaves us, so we have programmed a visit to the Monastery of Santa Maria del Parral, located on the opposite bank of the River Eresma. This involves descending the infamous Alcázar short cut steps once more. The monastery only opens at set times, so we have chosen the 11:30 am time slot. Rushing down the steps and up the hill on the other side, we arrive panting at the massive door, only to ...
... of the Mudéjar sections of the building.
After the tour, we return to the Plaza Mayor for refreshments with our hosts. Maria recommends the Maribel Restaurant near the Aqueduct, for the Segovian speciality of “Cochinillo”, roast suckling pig.
In the evening we return to the Plaza Mayor for more music.When we arrive there is ...
Today was our very first excursion in Spain to Segovia! It is a marvelous little town located in the center of Spain about an hour from Madrid. Segovia is most famous for it's 2,000 year old Roman aqueduct. It was used to transport water down from the mountains to the city. It is one of the best-preserved ancient monuments. The aqueduct has 167 arches and was constructed by stacking stones on top of each other without using any cement. It is very impressive. ...