Eurostars Plaza Acueducto
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I was going to title this entry "Bus Blunder With Busting Bladder" but that is only part of the story.
we left Barcelona on the 8am bus headed for Madrid Airport to pick up another car. The poor driver battled morning rush hour trying to maneuver the huge bus on to a single lane (3 lanes merge in to 1) access road to the highway. So nice to sit …
... piece of Roman engineering. The huge aqueduct, built at the end of the first century AD, on a series of double-decker arches almost thirty metres tall, is in the middle of the modern town, dominating the central square. Segovia is a World Heritage Site, not simply for the aqueduct, but also for its medieval architecture, from palace and cathedral to monasteries and taverns.
This morning, we left Salamanca and traveled for two hours to Segovia. It was wonderful to drive through sunflower fields, especially since I did not know that was an important export from Spain!
Once we arrived in Segovia, we headed to the Alcazar, a castle/fortress with influence from the Moors and Catholics alike. It is really interesting to see the blend between the two cultures. While this is a common mixtures in ...
Dennis and I had assumed that by this stage of our trip, we would have ditched our well-worn pullovers, relegating them to the depths of our backpacks. I had visions of frolicking through a summery Spain, which surely would be warm by late May... Wrong. Europe apparently had a mild winter, in contrast with most of the U.S., but is now paying for it with a chilly spring. How chilly? When Dennis and I arrived in Segovia around noon on May 22 (Day 148), the ...
... re only in the garage for 10 minutes. Either way the price wouldn't be too bad and it was convenient and right in the center of the town.
We walked upstairs and found ourselves right in the middle of all of the action. The first stop was to find a map and an ATM. Luckily for us this was a tourist area and there were maps everywhere and we even found one of our own banks to avoid the ATM fees! Once that was all wrapped up, we were on our way.