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... br> Unusually hot today. Heat wave throughout Europe this week. Thank goodness room has air con.
After a a nap to refresh, walked to plaza in cool of evening.. Found a delish tapas bar. Enjoyed with vino tintos. Then explored the town under night lights. Most impressive architecture of baroque, gothic, and modernista . Ended the evening on the steps enjoying cones under a full moon. Best chocolate ice cream ever. Will repeat maņana !
... on after the Christians took over in the 9th century. As well as this there are some stunning art nouveau buildings which we found fascinating. Good old Lonely Planet brought us to the most fab hotel in the town centre. Renovated in the last 12 months it is nicely minimalist modern for only E49 a room [$80]. The very helpful girl at the desk pointed us to a great tapas bar, where we enjoyed fantastic food and booze. Life is good
After checking out we took off on another beautiful day.
We then drove down and up and down and up for many hours. The scenery was good and some of the passes were as high if not higher than many we did in the Pyrenees. ( We are aiming to do more high mountain passes before we leave when hopefully the snow has left.)
The next hotel was a bit easier to access as it was outside the walls of the old city and thus even had parking out the front. ...
Lots of *vuelta* -- returns (or loops) --
First, we managed to find our way to a turn on La Vuelta, the Spanish bike tour, equivalent to the Tour de France, in Mora de Rubielos. (Don't be fooled, there's also a town called Rubielos de Mora a few kilometers away.) We arrived about 30 minutes before the action. A small crowd had already gathered. Soon the advance cars, police, and helicopters arrived. And then the bikers! They certainly don't care where you are ...
... ancient two tiered viaduct that ran through the centre of the old town. Acueducto Viaducto Des Los Arcos was built centuries ago and will be standing for many centuries more. Aqueducts are one of Video Girl's favourite things so to find this architectural masterpiece was an unexpected treat.
They left Teruel and headed towards Zaragoza which was another two hour drive. It is an easy drive on the auto via at 120 kilometres per ...