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... lots of young children running around playing.
Nowadays it’s almost deserted, many of the buildings weekend retreats for
people who live in Madrid and other cities
Siguenza’s main church (not technically a cathedral) dates
from the 1100s and is far more austere than most in Spain. Right as I was about
to take a photograph of the cathedral a construction worker parked his truck in
front and ruined my photo op. He realized what he did, apologized ...
... br> Meseta have led to major depopulation as young people have migrated to Madrid
and other cities for several generation leaving declining villages populated
mostly by elderly people.
The first village I stopped in was Hita, a walled town on a
hill with a few old Romanesque churches and a nice town square. It was still raining
steadily and cold enough I wondered if it might turn to snow. Needless to say,
I didn’t linger for long.
... the other American in our group, another Megan, said she was going to go for a swim. I was really hesitating to get on a bus and go to Ibiza town because I in my mind the Flamenco show started at 10 pm and I figured the shoe shop would be open until at least 8pm. Its was only 3pm and what was I going to do for all that time. So, I decided to go for a swim as well. Every time I have been in the water here, I feel so calm and relaxed! I love it! And I have found another willing ...
... was most definately on our to-do list as well, although we really had no idea how 'to-do' them. Would there be snow on the road in Summer? There are so many roads, which one do we take? Do you make it a full day trip or stay at one of the little villages on the way? Shall we ski, mountain bike or hike if we have time? What's the best way to experience it all without it costing an arm and a leg? Oh the perils of a modern-day swaggie! With limited help from ...
... A slight detour was required to replace it and we abandoned the idea of a leisurely lunch admiring scenic views in favour of a Big Mac on a garage forecourt. Another first. Back on the road and hot on our heels was an impressive storm that hit shortly after we arrived at the Molino de Alcuneza near SigŁenza for our overnight stay. Off to Bilbao tomorrow in the meantime we are hoping for a slightly better meal than ...