Eurostars Las Adelfas
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As good as Toledo was, we continue the journey south toward Cordoba.
The journey today will take us from the province of Castilla-La-Mancha into the province of Andalusia.
First stop on the agenda is not too far from Toledo and is a Roman village famous for its photogenic ridge of 12 windmills.
Almagro is next and has the …
... century. Absolutely amazing! We joined the locals at an open-air restaurant. I ordered chicken kebab and to this day, I still don’t know what was served in a cone-shaped dough holder – something resembling chicken stew. Oh, well, chicken kebab surprise!
We find that ordering food in Spain is a hit-and-miss affair. The exterior of a restaurant is nothing to go by, nor the number of people frequenting the place. Sometimes the fish (we decided all white fish ...
... come out first and then there's a giant...altar? Not sure what to call it that is carried around the city with 20 or so people underneath moving about a millimeter a minute. All in all it was definitely worth sticking around for but I was sure glad I had a seat.
We grabbed some drinks, wandered for food and quickly ate before heading back to make our 8:30 train. Two hours of naps and knitting later we were back in Madrid and ready for ...
... been made to make the restored parts compatible with the old ones. But it's far too hot for much sightseeing this evening and I end up having a well-deserved rest with a beer in front of a bar - much more sensible!
Dinner tonight can be eaten outside - I must be in Spain at last! Some very unusual croquettes with varying tastes, including oxtail, which seems to be a local speciality. And two litres of water to wash them down and recover from the dehydration!
We have an early train to catch so we get a cab from the hotel to the station and have Ryan figure out where we need to be. Two and half hours of train ride through the Andalusian countryside and we are in Cordoba. Our hotel is easy walking distance from the Mezquita so we drop the bags and head over to see how bad the crowds are. All I ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEurostars Las Adelfas Córdoba
Very good hotel and value. Located in quiet and pleasant surroundings. Need car to get around easily. Would use again.
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