Hotel El Poeta De Ronda
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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So good to get out of the cities and see space again. Travelling around bottom part of Spain and first night in Ronda. Saw the bullring which was built in the 1700's and saw footage of a bullfight in one of the local bars. Yep it's still horrible but I suppose that is their culture. So many Japanese come to Spain, incredible, we struggle with the …
... of your way to see this bridge-- and I get to enjoy it on a free stopover! Eager to explore every inch of this place, I cross over to the other side, to a quaint, albeit tourisified, Old Town, and then out to the edge on the other side where I follow a footpath outside the western wall down to the old Moorish baths. Just my luck, on Sundays the visit is free, so I go in and watch a well done documentary-- which seems remarkably respectful of the Moorish contribution ...
... s breakfast today. Last night we went to the restaurant recommended by the hotel. Buzz & I always laugh when we get these recommendations saying its the hotel owner's brother's restaurant that they recommend us to and this time it was. We're eating breakfast and who walks in but the owner of the restaurant. As he heads back to the back room we figured out he owns both the hotel and the restaurant. Too funny!
Yesterday we never made it to the old town and ...
... for the tour and while there the weather turned cold and rainy with thundershowers arriving. But the weather didn't deter our tour of the bull ring which happens to be the oldest in Spain as well the largest. Ernest Hemmingway was a frequent visitor to Ronda and became close friends with one of the famous Matadors, Antonio Ordonez. Several of his books were written about Ronda and the ...
... ended up booking an apartment on Booking.com. Unfortunately, the guy who runs it was away, and his mate couldn't meet us there for over an hour, which was a real bummer. We annoyed a few locals as we didn't want to leave the street as it was a nightmare of tiny, cobbled, one-way lanes to get back again, so we just blocked it a bit and moved back or forwards as needed.
After waiting, we got checked in around 9pm, and went out to ...