Parador de Arcos de la Frontera
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Domingo - the day of rest Got up late - when I idly looked out the window I saw one of those little tourist bus/train things that one sees at fairs filled with tourists driving around the square out in front. How the ^#%+ did he get up here??!! It was like he was mocking me: "You silly tourist...!"- hear streets are plenty wide! Went for a walk around the town following a Rick Steve's walking tour - in this case terrible since the town only has a ...
... or around an hour and a half before reaching the town at approximately quarter to one, going back on the same roads we used to reach Cadiz, only in the opposite direction, hence the title of "backtracking". We checked in promptly at La Casa de Bovedas and then proceeded to the near impossible task of parking a large car in a small Spanish parking spot. Dad did so after a couple of attempts, and by 1:30PM, we were ready ...
... where you can buy baked goods. You step into their foyer and ring a bell. A lazy susan spins out of the wall with different kinds of cookies on it (baked by the nuns). You choose what you want and the nun on the other side of a one way mirror tells you how much money to leave on the spinning cupboard. They use the money to support their charities. The cookies weren't great, but it was a really cool experience. ...
... only they see the backs of the birds as they fly. It is 330 feet down to the river. In addition to the parador and the public viewpoint, the plaza is also bounded by the Church of Santa Maria, which we chose not to visit. The plaza was completely covered by cars parking in every direction, with small lanes meandering through the cars. The city fathers abandoned their plans to build an underground garage in the plaza when the adjacent parador lost part of its ...
... entendres. He also spoke about the famous interviews he had with former US president Ric**********, which were made into a film called Frost/Nixon in which the inimitable Michael Sheen plays Frost. The talk was really interesting and Sir David was well-deserving of the standing ovation at the end of it.
We left the Royal Court Theatre in time for lunch and decided to ...