Hostal Santo Tome
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Hotel perched on a hill just outside Toledo with great views of the countryside. Parked GG in spacious underground car park, where I met another (French) Harley rider tending to his machine..obviously on his way to,the jamboree in the South. He admired my....GG! He appreciates a good motor as well!
We jumped in the pool to cool off, then headed ...
... back side of the main altar, are completely sublime.
The Sacristy also holds and especially impressive art gallery with many works
by El Greco.
Unfortunately, Toledo’s cathedral is difficult to get much
of an overall exterior impressions since it is situated in the dense network of
streets in the old city with houses, stores, and other buildings virtually ...
... that tested Lisa's driving skills with its narrow, cobblestone streets. At times there were only a few inches to spare on either side of the car between us and massive stone walls. As usual, she got us through just fine with nary a scratch on the car. After checking into our hotel, we enjoyed walking through the town and exploring the huge cathedral. Dinner was at a Mediterranean-style dinner. Unfortunately, Toledo is just a brief overnight stop. Tomorrow we push on to our final stop, Madrid. ...
... shrieking through the scaffolding, that covered it, was disconcertingly and thrillingly eerie. Metal stairways had been built into the place, and rang out against the noise of the wind as we climbed over a void and into the centre of the place. Looking over the far battlements, where the wind was strongest, storm clouds and rain, dotted the distant views, much closer and threatening, although we were still, intermittently in sunshine. The ...
... on to the Puerta de Bisagra, the largest of all the gates. From here we make our way to the escaleras mecánicas.
On the escalators and onwards to Plaza Zocodover
There are a couple of sets of escalators - escaleras mecánicas - in Toledo, we take the set at the Miradero and head towards Plaza Zocodover. The escalators are cut into the hill side and provide a quick and easy route to the old city for both tourists and ...