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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
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... of French and German gothic. It has an amazing 'gold' staircase, many startlingly beautiful altars, an extraordinary crucifix known as the Burgos crucifix which you should look up if you are into that sort of thing. It is said to be made of real skin and hair and has realistic blood. It is famous, among other things, as the burial place of El Cid. Perhaps the most breathtaking experience of the day was the trip to the small village of Quintanilla de las ...
... famous for its outstanding sculptures in the 12th century cloister. After aperitifs in a local bar, we attended Evensong in the church, chanted in Latin by the Dominicans who live in the monastery. What can I say? Another amazing day. But there is more. Dinner was centred around home made black pudding, and a traditional Castilian roast lamb baked in a wood fired oven and cooked by the local mayor. Can it get any ...
... chops rather than the massive dishes of roast legs that Madridites travel up to dine upon at the weekend. Thus replenished we did a big walk of the town, visiting an ancient Romanesque church and climbing many steps to another old church that was firmly closed, whether for lunch or the duration was not clear.
The day in Sepulveda finished with some olives and a glass of wine and a walk back to the hotel under a beautiful black sky with half a moon.
... people stared at me (but also greeted me (back) in a friendly manner), probably they don't see many young tourists here, or solo ones? I only saw a few other tourists, it being a week day, and they were all over 60.
One old guy on a terrace started babbling all kinds of questions at me but he had so few teeth that I couldn't make out what he was saying. So in the end I just acted like I ...
... supermarket, Red Leader hailed a road sweeper and obtained instructions. Unfortunately, due to the language barrier, the aforementioned supermarket was not found but everyone enjoyed the extra long walk that resulted. Another long day of 240 odd miles. Mainly fast roads with the odd twisty climb saw us reach Avila and the Parador (free parking) for a coffee and loo stop, although the girls had to wait until the cleaners had finished. And Mrs Overall in the cafeteria didn't really ...