Hotel San Antonio El Real
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
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... it is pretty good. In 1882 a fire destroyed large parts of it but it has been rebuilt and restored. Great displays of cannon and suits of armour and a "must go the top" turret. At the top of this we got great views over Segovia, and, of the many storks nesting on nearby tree tops. For some reason we thought storks were only found in Northern Europe but they are commonplace here.
We took lots of pictures ...
... roads, cobblestone paths, mudejar style buildings built practically on top of each other, and ancient structures straight out of middle school history lessons. We walked for about five minutes through a small town before a breath-taking aqueduct sprung out of no where. The section of the Roman built Aqueduct is one of the last standing parts of the structure that use to run from the mountains into Old Town. The sheer size of it was incredible, and then we found out they ...
... had another room with a great view! It didn't matter the bed and floor squeaked a bit and that you had to go down to the lobby for the wifi to work! With these views all is forgiven! The fields glowed in the moonlight and during the day we saw the farmers harvesting.
We have both enjoyed Segovia very very much. Again we extended our stay to a three night stop over. Everything here to see is easy to walk to.
We spent the first afternoon having a walk and ...
... it was too hot. Oh well.
The walk to the end of the aqueduct was actually a decent distance from the plaza, and it was interesting walking along in the shade of it and admiring the stones. Each one was individually fitted and often sports dimples where the man-powered cranes lifted it into place. We walked all the way to the end, where the aqueduct passed through a settling tower, and then underground. After this we headed back to the ...
... swoops around the cliff where the church is to the other side, forming a big hook. Afterwards, we went to have a picnic nearby another river, where we stopped to look at a little waterfall.
This was my last week in Segovia/Cantimpalos, which mostly consisted of trying to get my interviews done in order to do a comprehensive piece on the pueblo. We also had class twice that week, where we had ...