Travel Blogs from Santo Tome Del Puerto
... meat covered in crispy salt skin combined with stewed beans the size of table spoons, it will be interesting to see how our systems react overnight. Spending the night I. A comfortable night in a posada in Navafria - not far from Pedraza. Better go now - off to have dinner of marinated sardines, oxtails and fried milk. And maybe a little Rioja. Life is tough.
... had to fight for it though. In hindsight, the booking process should have tipped us off:
"After 6 phone calls, 4 emails and a bank transfer we have the reservation for the castle confirmed! They may have thought we wanted to buy the whole castle..." - Pablo
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It was quite a bit further along from Segovia than we first thought, so we had another quick stretch at some castle ...
Today we are off with Alun and Eku to visit the Royal Summer Palace of La Granja at San Ildefonso. This involves a bus ride, so we splurge on a taxi from the Plaza Mayor to the bus station. When we arrive, the bus station staff are quite curt. Fortunately local passengers guide us to the right bus stop, and after paying a surprisingly small sum of ...
... be issues with lead in the piping.
Another point of interest for me was the royal glassworks, about 10 minutes walk away down the hill. I arrived only about an hour before the lunch break, but I got to see a live demonstration of glassblowing. Though I’ve seen it before, it’s always interesting, and this time it also involved use of a mold. Unlike other glassblowers which focus strictly on the ...
Not much has happened since my last posts except that I finally have some pictures of the town and Ody. Everything is still good here. I figured out how to take the bus into Segovia and back. It was easier than I was expecting and the buses are really nice. It is around a 10 minute bus ride so not that bad. I've walked around San Cristobal some more, and have a pretty good idea of the town. I can't believe I've been here now for over a week! ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility