Travel Blogs from Talavera de la Reina
12/5. Up bright and early ,car packed, excited about going to Jerez for "Feria de Caballo". Sat in courtyard waiting for little non - English speaking man who we hadn't been able to contact for 3 days, to come to book us out and return our 200euro deposit. Waited and waited and waited ,tried to ring again and again, no answer. After about 2hours and 20 unanswered, attempted calls , rang Swiss Head Office again and were told to just leave key and go, they would ...
... one of many on our walk. We replenished our water bottles,
swapping lukewarm water with cold fresh mountain water.
Passing through the village, we made our way towards San
Sebastian del Valle (village number 4) dominated by its huge church. The village was busy with people enjoying
Good Friday by frolicking in the stream and barbequing. In the main square, the
bars and cafes were full.
We trudged on to the last village of Santa ...
... 3 hours for Molly to get there and play!
As soon as we got there, we headed off to Talavera - a town famous for its ceramics - about an hour away. Maria Jose´s husband is starting a microbrewery and was having a mini-open house for family and friends. The official opening is in 8 days, but all of the painting was done, equipment in place, and for the most part, ready to go! I was quite impressed seeing ...
... staff set about arranging the balloons and farewell party accessories in the welcome area. The acts themselves were an accurate comparison with any “Valencia´s Got Talent style show”. Not only were they varied, but rich in quality with rhythmic gymnastics, fully choreographed dance routines, singing solo acts ( J ) and stand-up comedians. For the full lineup of acts please see attached list.
Following the performances the children tucked into ...
... a sad end to the wonderful outdoor activities on offer here for the children. Mountain Biking is one of those and yesterday afternoon 2 groups were the first to go and the the third completed the programme today. A very scenic route was passed on 2 wheels for those in small groups of 8 plus 2 instructors. The journey consisted of a small visit around the local village here of Navarredona, stopping off at a very comfortable roadside eatery, where Ice Creams ...
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking