Travel Blogs from Tudela
... King of Navarre from 1402-1424. During the War of Independence in 1813, the palace was deliberately set on fire by the Navarre General to prevent the French from taking control of the site. The reconstruction organization started in 1923 and the building started in 1937 and lasted for 30 more years. There was also a beautiful church attached to the Palace. Finally, we got to go into one of the Spanish Parador ...
... Springtime.....' However, it has given them a break from my usual Christmas Carols. Trish, one of the sister-in-laws sitting next to me said...I hope he copied and pasted that! Arrived in Madrid...about to head out for a city tour and then an evening out. 30 degrees here. Not a cloud in the sky. Check this one later...I'll probably update it tonight. Hi Mum and Dad...loving your comments... Hi Emily...how are the dogs? OK....10pm here ...Had ...
On the way at about 2pm, we found a picnic area and stopped for lunch at Merendero. It was a really large wooded area which looked like a deserted Aire or campsite. It made a lovely stop for lunch though.
Past Onda, we found ourselves on a fabulous country road. In every direction there were pine clad mountain slopes, cliffs and crags, hills ...
... into the mountainous Pyrennese. The road was extremely winding with many hairpin bends and some fabulous views. Surprisingly we didn't pass any border controls and there was no indication of when we crossed into Spain. Just a subtle change of road markings and signage. Rob was hoping for sentries and flags and such!
The D4 took us through a lovely picturesque village called Bera. ...
Contrary to the impression that one might get from the movies, castles were typically not very nice places to live in. Some rooms had fireplaces and those donīt do a very good job of heating a modern room with eight foot ceilings and R-12 insulation in the walls. Consider a room made completely of stone with 12, 15+ foot ceilings.Floors and walls of the more opulent digs were covered with rugs and tapestries to help make them a bit more ...
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