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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... road across rolling farmland until suddenly mountains rolled as we neared Sepulveda, which is set at the mouth of a gorge and the Parc Naturel de Duration. Sepulveda is a lovely hilly town with panoramic views over the gorge and countryside. We found our nice friendly hotel after some twists and turns and then set out to find lunch. The town was quiet but as ever there is a restaurant at hand (the Filka) and we tried the famed & delicious local lamb albeit ...
At the parking lot I saw 5 big buses. As it turned out hundreds of screaming and shouting and babbling school kids were visiting the cloister at that time. Luckily they were just leaving! After about 15 minutes I had the place almost to myself.
In the evening I had more tapas at two different bars while sitting outside enjoying the sun, and I watched Spanish TV in the hotel. ...
... bus didn't leave for an hour and a half. We walked around Moncloa for a little bit and had some cafe con leche. We then took a bus to Segovia. On the bus ride over, we passed the Valle de los Caidos, a huge cross on top of a mountain. After an hour bus ride, we walked towards the Roman aqueducts, which were beautiful. We then meandered to the Plaza Mayor and the Cathedral Segovia (which was under construction sadly). Then we walked to the Alcazar, a 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 ...