Parador de Cuenca
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... and we parted company at midnight for another early evening. We are struggling to stay up till 2 am like the Spaniards, but then we also get up about 2 or 3 hours earlier than them. My first moments of the new day was spend sitting in the windowsill looking out over the beatuful nature, all I needed was that cup of coffee. We started the day with a breakfast in the hotel. Now off to the last day...we are sad, but life needs to continue...maybe today we will do the ...
... cap like blinkers since I have fear of heights! My daughters will be proud of me that I made it over.
There are two approaches to Cuenca: one can actually drive all the way up into the old city and walk down to the hanging houses, or do it the way we did, from below, giving one a better view.
One of the houses has been transformed into a Museum of Spanish Abstract Art, but we decided to give it a miss. Judy and Herb went off exploring ...
... menus, one for 50 euro and the local one for 60 euro. He indicated if they could speak Spanish. They replied 'a little' with his reply being that he spoke very little English. The menu was in Spanish. With nobody being able to understand each other, Battery Boy pointed to the local menu and hoped for the best. He knew if their were brains served up, Video Girl would be very unhappy. He crossed his fingers and hoped for the best.
... The little back alleys are steep, sometimes only steps lead from one little square to another. We ate lunch in one of those squares overlooking the Huecar river gorge. Even though the lunch was nothing special the view was. The St. Pauls Bridge that spans across the Huecar river was built in 1533-89 to connect the old town with the St. Paul convent on the other side. There are some fabulous views from the bridge to the old town. Las Casas ...
... drop off Bryan at his flat and, finding a convenient parking spot, and look for a parking meter to pay. There’s none in sight, but a kind man passes by telling us that we don’t have to pay for the parking in August. Great! So it’s the same as Bilbao and Vitoria.
The flat is simple, but perfect for our needs. The owner shows us around, and assures us that we have no problem with parking, as it’s free in August.