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 ...
... dancer had stunning foot work almost machine gun like at times, and resembled Trevor Linden if he was Spanish (we're not kidding!). The singer, his voice indescribable, almost haunting at times, yet you clearly could see and feel the passion of his voice, the guitarist feeding both the singer a dancers continuously. Overall, a fabulous performance. So today we are on our way to Arcos de la Frontera. To quite Rick Steve's. "Archos smothers it's long, narrow ...
... as the "spa" where the hotel advertises you can get a relaxing massage. Molly asks about this to see if she can get a rub down, but unfortunately we're told there is no masseuse on duty. Turns out this is a harbinger of more to come with this particular hotel.
Our room is two floors up on the roof, sharing a private deck with one other room and a stunning view of the town and the valley below. The old town of Arcos is perched at the top of a cliff, ...
... The church was built between the 13th and 16th centuries. Then we continued south. We made it to the sea wall.
From there we walked by the Roman Theatre. The site was closed, so there was not much to see.
We walked back into the old town, making our way to Calle Pelota. That was a busy street with many shops. We ultimately selected Bodegon Riojano for lunch. It is at C/Pelota, 8. We were seated in the back of the restaurant. ...
... out of the bulls way and then join in chasing the bull after it passed. It was a slow event because the bull didn't just run down the street, he kept stopping and going back and forth and pacing and crashing against the fence. After the bull ran up and then back down the street there was a break for an hour or so and then they ran another bull. We left shortly after the second running started and then came back an hour later expecting it to be finished. ...