Hotel Los Castanos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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... bull ring we were underwhelmed by the newer part of Ronda. Well today, we spent the day walking the old town and now we're OVERwhelmed by the stunningly beautiful views surrounding Ronda, as well as by the gorge that bisects the two portions of the town. Neither descriptive words nor pictures can begin to do it justice, it's truly a vista by the hand of God.
We had our tapas lunch overlooking a view of the valley around us and could have stayed there all ...
... plus the more recent book, The Paris Wife, included many scenes in Ronda. After reading that book, my view of the philandering writer changed significantly.
We made a few stops for tapas then headed back to our hotel for siesta. It turned cold enough that we put the heat on in our room.
This hotel has a little cafe on the first floor so we spent some time there enjoying a ...
... cork. The countryside is absolutely lovely, it is much more green and fertile that anywhere else I have stayed (there are even rivers instead of dry river beds), the spring flowers are amazing, there are butterflies everywhere, the walking is excellent but the weather has almost ruined everything. On the first day, it was hot and calm and I had a delightful walk into the ...
... I won’t bother with too much writing but just throw in the following photos to give you a taste of what we have been up to.
For more details, read the description under ...
Those of you who know MJ, you may be aware that her maiden name was of Germanic origin but she has as much Portuguese heritage as German. Her Portuguese relative left Lisbon (good move there) and was living in Melbourne when he married an Englishwoman. And so this visit to Portugal was something to which she had been looking forward.
We arrived in Portugal at the northern town of Chaves. Now, we had read that Portugal has toll-roads, many of which ...