Hotel Puerta de Segovia
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... It was definitely the highlight of the weekend for me. We wandered up through the town. The walls of the houses had amazing geometric patterns on them and looked amazing. We went into the cathedral and I managed to get some photos and video before I found out we weren't allowed to. As it was almost 12 on a Sunday, the organ was played. It sounded so lovely, then the bells chimed in as well. The cathedral was built in the 16th century. ...
... there. It stopped, though, right before we got to Avila, and the sun even came out (finally! sometime after 4 p.m.!), so we arrived ready to climb the city's famous walls. These walls that circle the old city are still in perfect condition, rising 12 meters above the city and stretching 2.5 kilometers around it. The city permits visitors to walk 1.6 kilometers of the walls, though finding an entrance through which to climb the walls proved difficult. We ...
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 ...
... at the top of the acueducto and then crossed the city underground until it reached the alcázar . Walking along the streets the course of the water can be traced by the brass plaques in the road. We walk along Calle Obispo Gandásegui towards Calle Juan Bravo - one of the main throughfares which leads into Plaza Mayor.
Casa de los Picos (House of Spikes)
Located on the corner of Calle Obispo Gandásegui and Calle Juan Bravo is the Casa de los Picos, so called, ...
Great nights sleep. You will all be thrilled to know that the soccer game in the courtyard finished up about 11.30pm.... Formidable breakfast .... Toast , croissants , cereal, fruit, bacon, eggs, yogurt.... And I did have most of that. On the bus at 8.15am for the 4 hour drive Madrid. Passing through what looks like very poor farming land. Old abandoned stone buildings. And old olive groves. Stopped for a break. Parked beside a Spanish Police ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services