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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Ronda
I recommend this place and will stay here again. Service is amazing and the rooms are darling.
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Travel Blogs from Ronda
... Ronda is the birthplace of modern bullfighting, when Phillip II introduced for military training in the 16th C. It was developed into an art form by Ronda native, Francesco Romero, in the early 1700's. His sons and grandsons continued refining the role of the bullfighters. As much as the bullfighter and bull is revered here, the beautiful white Andalucían horses are also honoured. It was fun to stand in the centre of the bullring (the oldest ...
... helpful and friendly enough. They, like Canadians, love their I-phones and some are not able to put their devices down when you want help. We hop a taxi to the train station to pick up a VW golf with Europcar. As soon as we leave the train station, we can't find the correct turn because of construction so we have to go several miles out of our way to double back. Good grief, Emily has let us down again! Back on the road that leads out of Seville we are struck by ...
... some rest. The train stopped at many stations but we arrived into Ronda c 1550, a bit late. The top speed I saw was 133 kph.
The luggage went in cars [plus Noel and Puppy Dog]. I suggested the two laziest people would volunteer, John wondering why I did not go. He had earlier suggested he had drawn the short straw re train seats. Bankers can only be so funny but he's improving.
It was a 10M walk to the Hotel Polo. Puppy Dog was ...
... the 2nd one. The first bridge is an arch not too much higher than the water, the second bridge, the Moorish Bridge, is much higher and the 3rd, built in the 1700's is much higher again and the most photographed of the three.
Hopefully tomorrow the weather will be better as I want to go to the valley floor and photograph the dramatic bridge from below., but for now, Adventure ...
... gotta be almost the best yet.
Ronda has two main bridges - locally named the Old Bridge and the New Bridge. The New Bridge was constructed over 42 years finishing in 1787. Which kinda makes one realise the Old Bridge is, well, even older.
The New Bridge is a Spanish Icon and has featured in many instances of Spanish history both memorable and deeply regrettable. But today it's the focus of much of the bustling Ronda tourist traffic.