Hotel La Posada
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- Continental Breakfast
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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- Today, we caught the fast train from Atocha station to Toledo. Travelled 73 km in 27 mins. Very comfortable,smooth quiet ride as the countryside flew by. Arrived at the beautiful Moorish station and caught a cab up the hill to Centro. It is a very atmospheric town. A huge number of cathedrals, museums, synagogue. We decide that we will jump on the hop on, hop off bus which duly takes off back down the hill to the train station to meet the next train. Hmmmm. Eventually we ...
... friends now pretend that it was much larger, even saying Bennie could walk upright in it, with a hat on. Anyway, with tears streaming down my face out of fear we finally made it to the clock tower (see the photos). There we learned some interesting facts about the bell, which they call the "fat bell" and believe me it is big. The clock weights 17,000 kg, about 37,400 pounds, and after it was produced they had no way to get it up the tower. It took 2 years to make a plan, now ...
Reputedly the most visited parochial church in the city, thanks to possessing the famous el Greco painting "The Burial of the Count of Orgaz" which hangs above the Count's tomb.
Unfortunately two of the sites that we had hoped to visit: the House and Museum of El Greco and the Sinagoga del Tránsito are both closed on Mondays. At least that gives us an excuse to plan another visit.
Monastery of San Juan de ...
... with lots of small winding twisting streets making finding locations difficult.
We wondered about our first day there had a wonderful lunch and then hopped back on the tourist bus to take another circuit around the town.
Toledo is Spain's leading Catholic city with a magnificent Cathedral, lots of other churches, monasteries and convents. It was build where an old mosque once stood. It is an amazing place, as Rick ...
The day started out really really strange! And really disturbing...
I was walking from my hotel to the metro (remember, I stayed in the semi-shady part of town - near Plaza Mayor) and just as I passed the McDonald's at the end of my street a guy busts headfirst through the glass doors of the McDonald's shattering glass everywhere. Behind him, two cops screaming incessantly. They're screaming at him to "get ...