Hotel Alcazar -- Segovia
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... It is really weird to return to our first hotel in Spain, and it brings this trip all together. In the beginning, we did not know each other or much about Spain. Now, we have ritually napped, eaten ham and bread, and learned some Spanish idioms to help us feel more like Spaniards. But to see Madrid again makes it finally feel real that we are headed home soon!
We have a long day ahead of us, so it's time for bed!
... I was there for my cousin's wedding, but we bundled up as best we could and trudged out into the cold rain. We had a lot to see, and Madrid was our final destination that evening, so we couldn't wait around for the weather to clear. Despite the weather, Segovia was a very charming medieval city, another UNESCO World Heritage site. The first thing you notice as you approach the city is its massive Roman aqueduct, 894 meters long and 28 meters high. The aqueduct is ...
... a number of cathedrals already, we did walk the entire perimeter of the area. The square had small roads radiating out from the center with homes and markets. They were full of people and plenty to look at. After a while we found a nice park and ate our lunch on the benches. We even fed a little to the birds standing by our feet. At this point we realized we much preferred Spain to what we had seen. The architecture was more our style, everything a ...
... summit is built a cross, 150m high and visible for miles. In 1975 Franco was buried in the church under a simple granite slab marked only "Francisco Franco", The back side of the hill contains the Benedictine monastery supporting the basilica. Then onto Segovia, notable for its Aqueduct and the inspiration for Disney's fairy castle, Alcazar Segovia (Segovia Castle). It was ...
... dude, not cool when you're older than 10!).
We headed back to camp for dinner at the mug more respectable time of 9:00 this time - we're
getting there with this continental routine now; they don't seem to deem it civilised to eat dinner before 9:00 here! We returned to camp to find it populated with two camps; the Dutch and the Germans (all grey hairs); the latter are currently drinking copious amounts of some dodgy looking ...