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... I always wash my hands after going to the toilet", just as a British tour group was walking passed, one guy yelled "that guys killin' it" and kept walking. It's probably a you-have-to-be-there moment but I'm still laughing writing it at how awkward and unexpected it was. We're all used to not being understood!
After lunch we wondered around the tourist shops, the prices all unpredictable sometimes really cheap, sometimes really expensive for the same objects. We ...
... super well behaved in the Cathedral, and on the way out Molly and I note that we’ve perhaps had our fill of big churches on this trip. I don’t know that seeing the next n churches would really add a lot to the girls’ experience. We head to the simple town market next and pick up a few things we need for lunch and dinner.
Here’s a special guest entry from Katie: My favorite part of the Cathedral of Toledo was the treasury room with all of the ...
... bridge on the other side of the town.
No dinner tonight – still full from lunch. Talk to you tomorrow.
PS: Note – for those of you who think these churches are all the same, in one pillar in the cloister of the monastery we found a monkey sitting on a toilet reading the bible upside down. A guide book mentioned it and theorised that a stone carver had snuck it in for his own reasons.
... Tránsito, a Jewish synagogue that explained the history of the Jews in Spain. For more, click here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synagogue_ of_El_Transito
Then we went on to the old Church of Santo Tomé, which housed a painting called The Burial of the Count of Orgaz. ...
... and took a bus into town straight away.
We walked around the old town, which is even more atmospheric than Segovia, with cobbled streets, tiny, steep alleyways, hidden squares and sandy coloured buildings. It is crammed with charming old buildings and there are so many heritage sites inside and outside the walls. Pretty much as soon as we got here we decided to stay two nights, so that we could see the things we wanted and not feel ...