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particularly attractive, sort of an industrial agricultural look about them
beyond the densely packed town centers.
One of those towns is Belmonte, notable for having one of
the most perfect looking castles on a hill above town. Whereas many castles in
Spain are either in a ruined state or have been converted into luxury hotels
called paradors, the castle at Belmonte is a museum of its past history. ...
... interesting, although it is capital of the
province of the same name.
Cuenca was conquered from the Arabs by Castile in 1077 under
King Alfonso VIII, sort of the local hero. There’s not too much in the way of
major sights in Cuenca. The city’s appeal is more to walk around to the overlooks,
trails down the canyon sides, and on a bridge across on of the canyons to a
historic parador on the other side. You can also ...
... of the class trips as well so its safe to say we were not all that bright and cheery.
Although it was pouring when we first got to Cuenca, it actually turned out to be a lot of fun. We saw a few different cathedrals/churches/mosques, the hanging houses which literally are attached to the side of a wall and hang over a cliff, and then we saw a very cool aqueduct. In order to get to it we had to do a little climbing ...
... knife. It was only 12:30 and we sat down for a quick lunch at a local paneria on Plaza Del Altozano. We had fresh empanadas, a sandwich with brie and bacon and croissant with ham and cheese. After lunch we sat back to enjoy a cup of coffee when I saw the most gross thing ever. A little boy of about 2 and half had to go to the bathroom, his grandma pointed to a tree, naturally the boy was behind the tree, from grandma's perspective, but right in front of us. ...
Val (Mrs BE) did not have a good start to day two of our adventure. Firstly she dropped a glass thinking it was a plastic glass where it was, in fact, a glass glass. Luckily, it was still in it's plastic holder which made her think it was a plastic glass. However, when it collided with the marble basin in the bathroom it soon became clear that it wasn't. The plastic did, however, prevent any serious damage - to Val, not the glass which ...