Alqueria de Segovia
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... was enough to make me forget about the cold and as I walked along the streets towards it every where I looked were photo opportunities of buildings that had been lived or used for hundreds of years. The town had been home to Spanish royalty for about 400 years in the middle ages but before that it was settled by the Romans, who built the unbelievable aqueduct to carry water from streams in the mountains to areas of the town that they had settled in. I picked up a map ...
... fridge to find my food half-eaten, with the culprit's fork still left in there. (Maybe I should have kept it for DNA evidence.) The lovely German girls were in the kitchen again and were horrified that someone had done that, so they offered me their left overs. So nice of them!!! Early start tomorrow as I'm off to Sevilla, so bed time for me! Best moment: stairway in Monasterio de las Descalzes Reales Worst moment: someone stealing my food Fave photo: El Escorial ...
... Colonial where we enjoyed coffee and hot chocolate. The clerk at the hotel was very apologetic for the weather ‘Horrible, just horrible’ she said. In my opinion, ten days of sun and mild heat followed by one rainy afternoon is actually excellent, but this is Spain.
In the evening we went to Plaza Mayor. In the first restaurant, they just ignored us so we left and chose Restaurante Jose. This place put ...
... I will have to say thanks but
no thanks. Besides that dinner went well. Afterwards I helped Laura
with her English homework. And the rest of the family and friends
played poker. Later that night the friend, Laura, and I walked the
dog. The friend left us when we walked by her house. Laura showed me
the view of Segovia. The cathedral was lit up and beautiful. After we
got home, I took a quick shower then came into the living room to
write this ...
... street and around a corner and you see this view!
We knew, of course, that the highlight of Segovia is this 2000 year old Roman aqueduct, which still works, but nothing prepared us for this first view of it! Fantastic!
After we got off the city bus, we walked back up the hill a ways to try to get more of the aqueduct in a single picture. But it's so ...