Ayre Gran Hotel Colon
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Leaving Salamanca we made our way to the ancient capital of Spain, Toledo. This city was surround by ancient yet well preserved castle walls complete with turrets intact. This natural fortification surrounded by a valley and river looked and felt like quintessential Spain. We had the opportunity to admire the swordsmanship of the city shops in …
Arrived from: Lisbon
Start date: 31/07/13 …
... courtyard surrounded by three-story residential buildings, basically I'd read was a popular tourist attraction in Madrid. It was swarming with tourists, spruikers trying to get you to eat at their restaurants and street performers (one guy was swapping between being a knight and his horse). We had a quick look around and then high-tailed it out of there.
... crazy). There are no traffic cops, no speed restrictions on the motorways where incidentally, people aim their cars and fly like canon-balls. Jenni and I WILL NOT miss driving in Italy. We drove to our accom outside a small village called Pietrilunga, Umbria where we had hired a beautiful villa complete with swimming pool. Most pools are heated by...the Sun here and as it so happens, it was particularly cold so swimming was not on the menu. ...
... the meeting point where this time there was a bunch of people waiting, so I signed up and waited for it to start. While I did I went to a little cafe to use the bathroom and inside were bull heads and pictures from bull fights including a horid one of a matador getting gored in his face. Ew! After more waiting and watching a wedding party have pictures and wander by, the tour begins. We did alot ...
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