Hilton Buenavista Toledo
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... those associated with El
Greco, the most famous Toledano in history. One thing I had hoped to do was
cross the Tagus River on one of the old bridges for pictures of the stunning
views of the city on the other side. With it raining steadily most of the day,
I decided that probably wouldn’t be very much fun. I briefly lucked out,
though, when I climbed to the top of a church from views over the city. My time
Today I finally managed to visit Toledo, an extremely beautiful, historical town that I've wanted to go to for many years! It was a day trip organised by my hostel and we left quite late in the morning so I didn't have as much time as I'd have liked - I only really had time for some photos from a viewing point at the top of the public library, a wander through picturesque, narrow, cobbled streets, a set lunch and then a really good look round the cathedral, including a trip ...
... winning the European soccer cup last night, and having 10,000 fans outside my window singing and chanting all night long, but that is another story.)
It was a beautiful sunny day which eventually reached 25o, so the weather was great for it.
I took the metro to the Madrid bus depot, and for about $15 got a retutn ticket to Toledo which is about 80 kilometres away. It was a 45 minute drive and pulling into the outskirts of Toledo it was possible to catch glimpses of the Castle ...
... seminar focused on the time period beginning with the Fall of the Roman empire in 476 C.E., through the Islamic conquest of Spain in 711 CE, and up until the Christian Reconquest in 1492 CE. Toledo is a very special place because it was built and existed in a time where Christians, Muslims, and Jews lived relatively peacefully amongst one another although different groups came into power. This is reflected by the art and architecture ...
... br> "Wait, so this isn't el Greco's house?"
"And people are still walking around it like it is?"
Our 12hour day walking and wandering, climbing hills and munching on sweets was exhausting and supremely satisfying. I enjoyed being with a group of people without an agenda, no problems going into knife shop after knife shop, and having a great attitude all around. I hope more of our trips are as nice as that one.