Travel Blogs from Teruel
... 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
Left Cuencia fairly early in the morning, and drove up a spectacular gorge, with lots of poppies and streams to a town called Albarracin.
The road tunnels through the mountain directly under the town, which is up on the ridge, with ...
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... statue on the side of the road. This image was actually on the cover of our LP and we couldn't believe how lucky we were to see it. But before long we started to pass more, and we soon realised that these things are scattered all over the countryside. It seems that LP chose quite an appropriate picture, and that the Spanish really love their bulls!!
We had such a nice time soaking up the vibe of Teruel that it was almost 3:30pm before we ...
... They were pretty wet!
After Albarracín, we headed to Teruel. Teruel was much bigger than Albarracín. (Albarracín has a population of about 1000 and Teruel has a population of about 34,000). Teruel is famous for its mudejar architecture -- a style of architecture where muslim craftsmen designed Christian buildings (cathedrals, churches, palaces, etc). Teruel has a number of these buildings from the 16th century. (It has been ...
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