Hotel Leonor de Aquitania
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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 …
... in terms of travel and had intended to stay in Cuenca my
third night on the road.
Despite the descriptions I read, the geography of Cuenca was
still a mystery to me until I saw it. Essentially, several rivers descending
from the Serrania de Cuenca, the highlands east of the city carved deep canyons
separated by ridges where the highlands meet the plain. Cuenca started with a
castle built on one of those narrow ridges between ...
Our weekend trip started with a train ride to Cuenca, after spending the day in Cuenca we would take another train to Valencia that night where we would stay until the following night when we took a train home. Although we didn't go out the night before, getting up early to make an 8:00am train on Friday was not appealing, and for some reason we were all exhausted. The fact that it was a gross day and raining did not help. This was ...
... practice all our newly acquired Spanish as the cafe owner spoke 0 English. We ordered coffee 3 different ways, got toast with tomato and olive oil, butter and jam. It was great and we felt like olympians, although we would surely fail at Spanish spelling bee. In Albacete we found the shop we were looking for and got Johan's hand made knife, the artisan is Amos Nunos, he is also the president of the knife makers guild in Spain. Our saved up $5's could also buy ...
... and everyone loves to hang out with me and feel 20 again. Since Matt and I split, I've also been traveling much more sustainably. Before, it was too little sleep, too much greasy food, and not enough exercise. Since I have been the sole pilot of my journey, my finger nails have been clipped, my clothes haven't been too stinky, REM sleep has been a bit more frequent, and I've even encountered a few of the ...