Parador de Alarcon
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... it again! Instead of choosing a relaxing package holiday to some beach destination, we have decided to do it ourselves again and take to the road, hire care and all. We've decided to take the stress with us!
So here is our intentioned route over the next twelve days.
First port of call is the city of Dubrovnik where we will be spending three nights before renting a car to take us up the coast to Split for two nights. From there, ...
... village of Frias on route to our hotel which has a castle at the centre. It is located on a rocky outcrop that rises above the surrounding valley and looked particularly impressive due to the atmospheric clouds and surrounding mountains. Following a drink in Frias (another Zumo de piña for Joey) we went onwards to our home for the evening. When we arrived we realised again the difficulties of our ...
Head out of Malaga towards Valencia, & to campsite which is apparently near the beach which sounds good! Checked out a campsite en route, & after having a quick look round decided that it wasn't for us. There were a few 'campers' who appeared to be permanent, which is perhaps a reflection on Spain's economic state at the moment....
On we go ...
Castile is a land of castles, a concentration that resulted
largely from the land being fought over between Muslim and Christian kingdoms
in the Middle Ages. Outside of Cuenca city the province’s sights are quite
widely dispersed. I stopped at two in the southern part of Cuenca province in
my big clockwise circle of Castilla-La Mancha from Madrid.
Alarcon is a small town with a good defensive ...
... a spare. So following these mishaps, the day dawned sunny, if a tad fresh. 220 miles today so a bit of a slog. The road out of Soria was fast and straight although this soon gave way to more twisty climbing roads which, in turn gave way to steep climbs, plunges down into gorges before rising to fast sweeping runs across the sierras. Stunning scenery of rock cliffs overseen by soaring eagles, followed by deep chasms and then into pine forests ...