Hotel II Virrey
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... expanse of central Spain is historically part of the kingdom
of Castille which was later united with Leon. Madrid province is now its own
region, but the provinces north and west that used to be Old Castille are now
the Castilla y Leon region while the provinces south and east of Madrid that
used to be New Castille are now the Castilla-LaMancha region. The difference
between Old and New Castille mostly had to do with when the Christian
reconquest from the Arabs ...
... is the best one so far. I had vegetable stew, which was a lovely mixture of green beans, potato and asparagus. White wine today and the usual crusty fresh bread. From the lunch, we hurried to catch the Benedictine monks singing the midday office. There seem to be about twenty monks in the group who sing beautifully and read a lesson (in Spanish of course). At the conclusion of the liturgy, a shaft of sunlight breaks through a window and ...
... including me, chose a lamb dish, since lamb is a speciality of this region. Beer, is becoming a regular accompaniment to lunch each day. So much for my rigorous weight reduction programme! Back to Caluerega after lunch for a short rest and then we are met by Dominican, Fr Jesus Martin, who is a wealth of knowledge about Dominic. We are shown the crypt, wine cellar, fortified tower and the 16th century ...
... loudly and non stop to each other whilst we conduct a short prayer service in the church. The view from the village out over the surrounding plains is expansive and quite stunning. In the late afternoon, we hop back on board the bus and head for the tiny village of Caluerega. Here we are staying in the Dominican convent. Dinner will be served at 9pm, so we have time for drinks at the local bar and a walk around the ...
We have just spent 2 days in Madrid. It's a clean city with a very vibrant night life. Sunny and I walked and walked till we couldn't go any further. I visited the richest football club in the world with a mate - Real Madrid. We took a tour of the stadium and got to sit in the sub box and walk on the pitch. It was a great tour. Much better than FC Barcelona. Now we are on the bus headed towards a place in Spain called ...