Parador de Segovia
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... El catedral de Segovia was very beautiful, like all of the cathedrals in Spain. The details in the stained glass windows are incredible. I understand why people in the past were so religious. When we returned from Segovia, my friends and I went to a restuarant to watch the match between Barcelona and Juventus. There was a lot of excitement when Barcelona won against Juventus.
... the blessing to travel under the Spanish flag to the new world. I don't want to be sappy, but it was so neat to see Amelie and Oliver's faces when we were telling them this story. It is simply amazing how real history becomes when traveling. Each child found something unique to cherish about the the castle: Amelie loved the detailing of the ceiling, Oliver embraced anything to do with the knights, and Ian and Elyse enjoyed the many window seats, ...
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Food & Booze
- Lunch @ Burger King (Yes, I'm embarrassed to document this)
- Dinner @ Malaspina (Mojitos, can't remember the food lol)
- Drinks @ Tapas y Mas (delicious gin and tonics)
Apartment, Calle de Las Huertas 14 (Airbnb)
This apartment was a steal. I ...
... and myself. It's a fast 30min train ride and then a slower 10min bus ride into town where it drops you off practically underneath the tallest section of the aqueduct which serves as a gateway into the city. The first glance of Segovia is impressive, they have chosen their bus drop-off zone perfectly and were setting up a Christmas fair in the square to further lure in and trap the unwary (or even wary) tourist going out for a stroll in the frigid air of the city. And frigid is not ...
... other, at least for the time being!
Upon a recommendation, on our way to Segovia we side-tripped to El Escorial, the huge, brooding headquarters of the 16th C Spanish Inquisition. It is high in the hills and was a lovely drive up, but the building itself looked more like a prison than the palace of the a Catholic King Phillip II. We didn't go in for the tour, but apparently it has over 2600 windows, ...