Hotel Maria Cristina
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... figured out what this historic building was but our guess is a convent or monastery. We had a quick lunch and headed the rental car to town and found a three level parking garage and picked our way through the winding streets designed by the Muslims.
Our first destination was the most important structure in Toledo, the Cathedral of Saint Mary.
The splendor of the Cathedral reflects its history as the spiritual heart of the Catholic Church in ...
... Dark and cool inside, it is full of wonderful things, I’ll mention four. The huge reredos in polychrome and gilt finished in 1502, is absolutely breathtaking not least because of its scale. Second, at the back of the alter is a huge baroque assemblage of sculptures, of many figures, lit from above by an oval window cut through the vault and which itself is surrounded by figures which emerge from the painted wall, the light filters down ...
... is its architectural brilliance, containing elements from Cordoba Islamic art, influences from Gothic architecture, and characteristics built in accordance to Jewish building laws. It a essentially a physical representation of the cultural melting pot that is my beloved hometown. I’m certainly going to miss it and Mamá. I hope God blesses me throughout my journey and that my trip will compare to Papá’s.
... Spain, we had a very wide knowledge of the quality of these wonderful treats. We wander the tiny streets with Maria pointing out lots of little sights, like the bakery run by nuns, awesome cookies, and the view of the steeple up a stair way. Back down the escalators, watching the hoards descend upon the little town as we head back to Madrid. By the time we get back to the hotel, Ryan ...
On Saturday, the entire MU in Madrid program took a trip to Toledo. Toledo is a city about 1 hour southeast of Madrid. It is also the former capital of Spain, and one of the oldest cities in the country. We had an early morning wake up call, having to be at the bus stop by 8:45 and we were off. We arrived in Toledo around 10 and started out our tour by stopping a little outside of the city to take in one of the most breathtaking, and famous views of the city. From this spot, we could see ...