Travel Blogs from Teruel
Battery Boy and Video Girl went down early this morning and had a delightful breakfast of tostado with tomatoes and jamon, fresh orange juice and cafe con letche at La Petite Brioche. It is such a pleasant way to start the day dining alfresco under large shady trees that line many of the streets in Valencia.
They returned to their hotel to pack prior to their day's drive to Zaragosa via Teruel. Battery Boy has slept well ...
We packed our lunch and set off to walk around Albarracin by the river path and then up to the walls. The sun was shining, but there was a bitter wind blowing. Tourist info had given us a map and marked out a walk around the gorge for ...
... on the rocks and then found from a signpost that we were on the GR10, the long distance walking route which crosses the Iberian Peninsula from the Spanish coast to somewhere near Lisbon.
What did you do on holiday? - Oh we went walking on the GR10!!!
After about 3km the path entered deep pinewoods so we decided to turn back, but ...
... been very good, except for one part where it deteriorated into a multi repaired single track road. Luckily we did not meet anything on this part.
Actually we were very surprised at how little traffic we did see and often had the roads to ourselves foe kilometre after kilometre. ...
... from the square is the Cathedral built in Mudejar style like most of Teruel's architecture. From there a little alley way leads to La Escalinata (Stairs) that take you down to the railway station. The stairs are rather fanciful decorated with lots of colourful tiles in the Mudejar style. After walking around for nearly an hour enjoying the sights we decided that the bars in Plaza del Torico were just right for a gin & tonic before returning to the Hotel
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