Hostal Alfonso XII
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... bill appeared. The dishes were elegantly prepared and just the right proportions served in the french style. Our wine represented a better quality vintage but truly none of us remembered what we ate or what wine we sipped.
We did discuss our favorite cities and memorable moments. Jim and I agreed we could easily enjoy retiring to both Porto and Salamanca. As for special moments… no one mentioned the Queen Isabel wine experience.
If you are traveling to Madrid and only have time to do a
single daytrip from the city, the best one by far is to go to Toledo, less than
an hour to the south by bus or train. Toledo is a kind of cultural capital of
Spain despite not currently being a very large city. It is said to have been a
significant settlement even before the Romans got to Spain and was one of the
most important cities on the ...
9/9/2014 Day 4: (Tuesday) Today we leave Madrid and board the bus headed towards Toledo. Our driver, Oscar will be our driver for the next seven days. Amour is our tour guide for today. We took a walking tour of the town of Toledo. The streets were narrow and some parts a little steep with many small shops to attract tourist. Our last stop was at a Jewish church and then had the opportunity to wander the town on our own. We stopped at a local restaurant , (El Greco) for ...
... a kilometre I stopped an old guy and said "estacion de autobus, por favor". He pointed back up the hill that I had just walked down and mimed the third tuning at the crossroads.
I was hot, and my legs were sore from walking, but all I could do was turn around and walk back up the hill. I was so out of breath, and so tired that I almost cried before it was all over and I finally reached the bus depot.
I'm not going back to Toledo ever again. I think the place has got it in for me....
... building that was situated on top of a hill surrounded by a river. We all checked into our hotel sometime in the early afternoon and had about 4 hours of free time to explore and take our first siesta.
I roomed with Kelsey and we were both very tired from flying, so we decided to take a nap before we went out to get lunch. This later turned out to be a mistake because when we went searching for food around 4:30pm, all of the food ...