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Day 4 (60km) - After a lovely breakfast at the hotel Romanca with, surprise surprise, omelette and orange juice (a recurring theme?) we set off in slightly miserable conditions. Our first port of call was the supermarket, as we were told that there wouldn't be many places, if any, to stop for lunch. After picking up some mini baguettes, fillings, crisps and much lusted after confectionary we were on our ...
... heaven. Maybe a few glasses of the local Cuenca red may have assisted. I don’t think any of us wanted that day to end and when back at our digs Vince and I sought out a little bar in which to complete the night with a cleansing ale. This is what Intrepid are famous for in getting you out to these places and often away from the main cities. This is the first time a group has been to Cuenca so in a way we are Intrepid Pioneers. Anke has ...
... the engineering
skills needed to build solid homes right at edge of cliff and a large cathedral
which also backs up to the edge. Cuenca overall is incredibly picturesque with
great views almost everywhere.
So who lives in these houses Casas Colgadas perched so
precariously at the edge of the cliffs. Well, several of those that look most likely
to tumble off the edge are joined together and now house a museum of Spanish
... made it even more fun. We explored this area for probably an hour climbing into every nook and cranny we could find and taking lots of cool pictures
After we done climbing and fooling around we had some tapas with our teacher. After this we caught a bus back to the train station and waited for the train to Valencia. Cuenca was a very short trip-only a few hours, but the places we saw were amazing and the nature was awesome!
... With an hour left before siesta Veronica and I made most of the time before the shops closed. We have been outmaneuvered by the men multiple times, taking us shopping during siesta, this meant we had almost no shopping to proof that we were in Spain. Time was running out, and with the poor economy, we thought it wise to use the remaining Euro's as a cash injection the help with the economic recovery, and we would ensure that the Euro's do not loose value if we ...