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... almost destroyed during Spain's Civil War and has been rebuilt. In 1936, Franco's nationalists were besieged by Loyalist troops in the museum for 2 months. Unfortunately for us, the museum tells the military history of Spain starting in 1492 and finishing with the war in Afghanistan - minus 1936-39, their Civil War. I'm not sure they've decided exactly how to present it themselves and it was very ...
More than one person the previous night before whom we had met through Marta had recommended Toledo as a day trip. Toledo is a small town south of Madrid, formerly the capital of Spain. After some issues with booking various train tickets (for Toledo and beyond), we had a croissant and coffee quickly before the half hour ride to our destination. Wandered in the valley below the old town for a bit including outside the military academy before crossing the river and up ...
... squealing again quite badly whe we arrived in Toledo, so Rob had another look and discovered that there was now an obvious reason why the belt was loose; the nut and bolt that hold it onto the alternator and keep the alternator up, which he had tightened already, had completely fallen off now! The bolt and washer had luckily dropped into the engine cavity and not rolled out, but the nut was nowhere to be found. Oh poo. Naturally, we shelved ...
In Toledo we saw Quixote's image in many of the available souvenirs. The city is also remembered as where the painter El Greco produced his major works.
It was a good town to visit, as not only were there good sights, but also a large free car park at ...
Toledo was great and we got to see the cathedral, synagogue and bridges. It is located on a mountaintop and is surrounded on three sides by the Tagus River. To me, Toledo is so much more beautiful than Madrid was just because it has so much more history and isn't as ...
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