Hosteria de Bracamonte

Bracamonte 6, Avila, Castile-León, 05001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Avila

A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub on May 01, 2014

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... gave up and parked the car and decided to walk. Lucky for us, we parked in a decent area right by a row of shops and restaurants. This was obviously a small community. When we went into a bar it felt like the music stopped playing and everyone turned to look at us. We ordered our drinks and sat outside where there was a plaza. There were several cafes surrounding the plaza and numerous children playing soccer on ...

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson on Nov 09, 2013

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... served all royal purposes during the time and allowed Phillip II to hardly ever leave. In fact, it is said that the king ruled the entire empire by his signature from within this very building. He signed off on everything, but never personally participated in any wars.

The visit was extremely interesting. The kings quarters were actually very modest. The impressive part was the basilica. This was the kings and court's personal church, so of course, ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson on Oct 13, 2013

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... or preparing in any way, Olivia and I left from Alcalá for Madrid Sunday morning. We missed the first train from Madrid to Ávila, but luckily the next came in only 30 minutes. Because nearly everyone uses mass transportation here, there routes run very frequently and are always perfectly on time. A great example is with the buses in Álcala. The bus I use to get from my apartment to the school I volunteer at Tuesday mornings comes ...

A few last things in Valencia, and drive to Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles on Oct 07, 2013

1 comment, 1 photo

... did actually try and book another night in the apartment but couldn't get hold of the manager, so decided to finish off in the morning, then drive the 4-5hrs to Avila.

The most modern part of the city is the City of Arts and Science - I don't really know the background to it, but it really is incredibly beautiful. We packed up and headed there earlyish. It consists of different museums and features, but ...

Missed it!

A travel blog entry by mrvince1952 on Jun 18, 2013

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... lived very simply like a monk in an unfurnished part of it! Each to his own, I suppose.

Also not far from Escorial, I've missed out on the Valley of the Dead, supposedly Spain's monument to the dead of both sides in the Civil War, but actually Franco's mausoleum. But I wasn't intending to pay my respects to Franco in any case ....

After driving round a number of country lanes, I get to the village of Peguerinos, where there's the chance of ...