Hotel Fontecruz Toledo Palacio Eugenia de Montijo
Travel Blogs from Toledo
... moving quickly. I was glad I went because i discovered a few artists that I really enjoyed, such as Jan Brueghel and Luis Melendez. One particular piece was fascinating to me: El Bosco's Garden of Earthly Delights. It was bizarre, chaotic and slightly grotesque. The museum is huge, so I did a lot of walking in 2 hours. When I finally got home I decided to cook, which of course was a disaster in waiting. I had to wait to use ...
2013 June 24 - Monday After the usual breakfast at the hotel, I went back to the room and got my gear together and was down in the lobby about 08:45. The walk to the bus across Plaza del Sol was a short one and the bus arrived within a few minutes. While we were waiting, I was watching a group sitting on the pavement next to the fountain having some kind of "prayer meeting". One of the group was taking a video of the proceedings with ...
... in one corner, a table of old women kibitzing in the other. A middle aged woman walked in, with her dog, for a beer and a bite and left within 10 minutes. Cup of gaspacho and glass of Sangria for me while Ryan ate like there was no tomorrow. This was just a great low key place with good food. If it had been open on Sunday we would have brought Chris here for dinner. It was that good.
... to Toledo for a second day. Our first destination was, of course, lunch. (This is highly expected out of us Neigers, always.) We found this tiny restaurant in one of the many small streets of the town for a rich lunch. We drank wine and ate all sorts of wonderful Spanish delicacies, such as paella, sopas (soups), in addition to finely cooked meats (pork, beef, chicken). Muy deliciosos!
... swords. They showed us how it is done and then let us wander through a room filled with swords made by the factory itself. Many of the men found this a welcome opportunity for a bit of man shopping!! On exiting the city we made a quick stop on a surrounding hill to photograph the entire city which looked amazing from the hilltop.
Thirty minutes later we arrived back at the starting point of the trip 2 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service