Monasterio de Piedra
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... buildings here have Moorish influence in their looks and the laneways are packed with tapas bars. The next day we walked to the Aljaferia Palace dating back to the 9th century as an Islamic fortified enclosure. During the 11th century it was enlarged and improved before the Christianisation of the Aljaferia began in the 12th century and it became a medieval palace of the Aragonese monarchy. Today it also houses the local Parliament of ...
Left the hotel 7.45 am about 630ks, will have 2 stops on the way. After checking in will pick up a local guide and do a tour of the city. We stopped twice once for 20 mins for coffee and then again for lunch for about 45 mins. Second stop was at the flashiest servo I have ever seen. Lovely countryside driving into Barcelona. We arrived at hotel about 4, checked in and ...
... it does that to me now) but no, there was a 'normal' road up a wonderful gorge, which we shared with the Madrid to Barcelona railway line. At this point the autovia climbed high on the escarpment out of sight and we took the easy route - double bonus! I saw some kind of eagle or vulture (extremely big bird) soaring above on this section. Unfortunately at the town of Arcos de Jalon (I think) our luck ran out - the only ...
... t end up getting in. We took a cab out to the location because her friend was bringing us tickets. Since there were so many people there trying to use their phone, none of the phone messages got through. So, we waited outside the entrance with some other friends of hers. With the bathrooms inside the venue...we had the fun experience of peeing by trees! Funny enough, it seemed to be the thing to do!
On the sunday, we went to a trade show, with a indoor ...
... Bus Station, whose architecture is as cold and repulsive as its ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking