Fontecruz Avila Golf Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... mystical writings. Our guided tour of Ávila took us all over the old city: we walked along the enormous medieval walls, saw the courtyards of several medieval palaces, and entered numerous Saint Teresa sites. Towards the end of the tour, we sat on the steps of the convent and read one of Saint Teresa's most famous poems together in Spanish: 'Let nothing disturb you, let nothing dismay you...' (see photo). After eating our lunches in the Plaza ...
... and will call in any potential assistance to help. . Daughters, diners, chefs, friends etc. I think they are still in their tourism infancy and are gradually learning how to make the great beast of tourism viable, of high quality without compromising their culture.
What else do I know ...... they speak Portuguese not Spanish (obviously) and they proudly claim to be far more accommodating of those who don't speak Portuguese than Spain.
Their beaches ...
Ávila was a very good day trip and and the wall was incredible! However towards the end of the day I did begin to get slightly bored. Other than the wall, there was not much to do besides walk the city and visit churches. Ávila is the city in Spain with the highest density of churches! Although beautiful, every cathedral or basilica was nearly the same as the last, and after a long day of walking, I was glad to get back to Madrid. ...
... holding the thing together. How they lifted the blocks and put the arches together, I have absolutely no idea. I spend ages walking round it, inspecting it from above and below, and taking lots of photos. And then spend half an hour having coffee outside a nearby bar, so that I can look at it some more! I reckon it might be the most amazing structure I've ever seen, though perhaps the Taj Mahal might edge it out.
There's numerous other old ...
... Pepsi dieta is so I'm going to have to keep working on that one. We also saw a couple obvious hookers who apparently had no intention of being inconspicuous whatsoever.
We had dinner tonight with the program coordinators. After, we went out to explore the bars around here. The little alleyways usually end up to a circle where there are people dining outside still at 12am. I forgot to mention the weather is ...