Hotel el Mirador de Ordiales
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Today was my first full day in the capital and I saw so much. My tour guide, Javier, showed me ins and the outs of the city which was super great. We started out by visiting the Mercado de San Miguel , which is a market with tons of different types of food and drinks. Next we visited Plaza Mayor, a big historical square where bull fighting and hangings used to take place. Now there's a bunch of ...
... t once apologised for the delay or offer an explanation for it. While we were waiting at the airport I did ask the woman at the gate and she said there was a medical emergency involving a passenger requiring a wheel chair. I'm not quite sure how that translates into a two hour delay. My first Ryan a Air experience has not been a good one. I have always had good experiences with my flights, but on this trip not one of them has been major problem free! Let's see how we do ...
... in 1218. There is an orange tree courtyard as well. It is the most extensive Gothic cathedral in the world.
Inside was the most incredible altar - from floor to ceiling it was squares of carved/painted wood depicting stories of the bible as most people couldn't read. Then the overlay was all gold - it was insane. There was also a huge silver Corpus Christi altar used for special holy days. The choir section was carved mahogany, chairs into the walls ...
... couple of meditations which, with the sound of the large fountain bubbling in the distance, were so relaxing and exactly what I needed.
Back at the hostel, Dane, George, Tess and I got to talking with an interesting older dude named, Jim. He had just completed a 800km walk as part of The Camino De Santiago pilgrimage starting in France and travel ling to Spain. He was a wise old owl and the conversations about life topics made for a welcome change to the, 'where are you from?' ...
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If in Spain, go to Toledo. While Madrid has all the palaces and grand buildings, Toledo has the ancient fortifications and the religious buildings. I should also mention the narrow streets, the very narrow streets. There is a 2 way ring road on the outskirts of the old city, then the rest is a rabbit warren of tiny windy one way streets. Some are pedestrian only but the vast majority allow cars to squeeze through as long as their side ...