NH Palacio de Santa Marta
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews NH Palacio de Santa Marta Trujillo
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... We had one of the parking nearby available hotels and on this occasion we jagged one right across the lane. the apartment was built against one of the old walls. I accidentally opened one of the lower kitchen cupboards and had a full blast of mould. This started to explain the extractor fans near the door, the strange odour and the blocked noses and sneezing. I can say that the hotel wasn't expensive but sometimes you get good and sometimes not ...
Accommodation in Toledo was hard to get (at a reasonable price) and that, combined with its close proximity to Madrid and our keen interest in Merida and Caceres meant a visit was always going to be a last minute decision. Fortunately we decided to 'duck in' and have a wander.
The archway to the city was impressive and, as you passed beneath it into the old city you really knew it was the start of something special.....a lovely old town with ...
... the 12th century. Again the sheer indulgence is staggering; apart from El Grecos, Titians and Goya, the rich tapestries, gilt and silver holy objects, walls of relics, murals, carved panels ... there was finally the lady herself. This somewhat weird object of worship was holding an even weirder miniature Jesus; she was clad in the most beautiful, jewel encrusted, embroidered garments. All the devout [apart from us ...
... on the full 33kms. If it's like today that could feel like real body torture! Aarrgghh!
Decision was to play safe. We will taxi the 11kms and then walk the 22. We look like we go through lake country tomorrow and it would be soooo beautiful to see. And hopefully a cafe is open when we arrive. Please!
I wrote the above paragraph at 5pm. At 830pm discover the Albergue we had planned to stay at is closed indefinitely so it would be a 35km hike after ...
My ankle was still swollen this morning (I kept it raised all night) but gave it a soft test run and decided I was ok to walk. Left slowly, but was rocking on pretty close to normal pace soon enough. Just watch where you put your feet ditz brain, stay off the rocks and on the grass as much as you can.
As we approach the first village hankering for coffee, there is a medieval bridge. We thought Roman, but map said medieval and that makes sense ...