Hotel Puerta de Segovia
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The ferry docked on time. And, as you do, we sat on the car deck. Waiting. BE went to investigate and reported (eventually) that the lowest deck was cleared and our deck was next. All of a sudden we were on the move and out onto the docks and thence onto the motorway. We needed to do 160 miles and 80 on the motorway would see us on target for arriving at the hotel at a suitable time for a beer! Some of the way was free but then, naturally, there was a toll ...
... Alcazar. This is a castle on a rocky outcrop, how they managed to build it, I have no idea. It was built in there 13 century the added to later. It's exactly what I expect a castle to be like. Walt Disney supposedly used this castle as his inspiration for his castle. We then had some free time. I wandered through the town and found the start of there aquaduct (or is it the end?). I was just intrigued by it so wanted to see it from all angles. ...
... or so wandering the old city, skirting the base of the walls and trying to find an access point. We eventually did, and began our elevated circumnavigation of the city.
The walls have 88 watchtowers (and more than 2500 turrets), but we only felt compelled to climb every other one. We do have limits! The walls were really impressive, as were the views from those watchtowers. After walking as far as we could, we descended and checked out the ...
Today we went on a class excursion with all the Spanish classes. It was a fun day that we got to spend it with our classmates and teachers. We first went to a place called Numancia. It has a lot of history and ruins from both the people that used to live there and the Romans who took over at some point. We got to see how they used to live as well as how good of a strategic ...
... I mentioned last time, the sunsets in Spain are the most beautiful.
A few observations is that the streets of Valencia are extremely narrow and very unique. They have preserved the history of its city within its buildings. The colorful buildings in front of the marketplace was extremely impressive and it is sad that the modern innovations have led to the painting of the city in similar colors leaving only a few houses behind.