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Travel Blogs from Monteagudo de las Salinas
... Hanging Houses) are the only remaining samples of this type of house built on a cliff face overhanging the abyss. At about 9 PM we went to Plaza Mayor and ordered a plate of Tapas (5 different sorts) and a bottle of Rioja. When the waitress brought the tapas she lit a flame thrower and singed the Tapas covered with goats cheese and caramelised onion. It only got better from there. They were all yummy! The whole lot set us back 17.50 Euro. Ole Espana!
... found on the walls of the surrounding churches and plazas. the music and lyrics are a combination of castellano, arabic and judeo-spanish languages originating from inhabitants of this area in the 12th and 13th century. the concert was magical.
i wish i had more time to explore this place...but i have to head to paris!
bueno...i shall return later to select my home.
What a day!!!!
I started with the car not starting - had to roll start. I think the dodgy mechanics stuffed something.
But the day got better as we got to Granada and toured the Alhambra - the Ottoman palaces. It was just fantastic and easy to see why it is the number one attraction in Spain according to LP. The state of preservation and restoration of this magnificent Moorish series of palaces and the intricate detail was a sight to behold. The photos will do the ...
... There's plenty of signposts for people who want to go east towards Albacete, but none for those of us who want to go the other way!
It's now just past 4.00pm in the afternoon and the temperature is at its maximum - 34C. I stop in a cafe for a welcome coffee and watch the weather forecast on their TV. They're predicting 37C tomorrow in Zaragoza. Ouch!
The next 35 miles or so is on the Alicante-Madrid Autovia,which joins up with the one from Valencia to ...
... Mayor. Then we walked around some more, saw the "hanging house" that comes out a cliff, a really cool bridge called Puente de San Pablo, and the Torre de Mangana. The Mangana Tower had construction around it, so we couldn't get very close, and I didn't get very good pictures, but I'll post them anyways.
We got back to Valencia around 6 p.m. and I went back to my bed and slept for a long while.
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