Plaza de Toros
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPlaza de Toros Ronda
Great little hotel. Clean rooms, very friendly staff. Most of the sights are an easy walk from the hotel. Perfect for a few days in Ronda!
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... of your way to see this bridge-- and I get to enjoy it on a free stopover! Eager to explore every inch of this place, I cross over to the other side, to a quaint, albeit tourisified, Old Town, and then out to the edge on the other side where I follow a footpath outside the western wall down to the old Moorish baths. Just my luck, on Sundays the visit is free, so I go in and watch a well done documentary-- which seems remarkably respectful of the Moorish contribution ...
... sensor or some hick-up in the computer. In any case we're not concerned for now.
Some other teams did encounter problems. A leaking radiator for one team and an overheating engine for another team. Luckily both were fixed and arrived safe and sound in Sotogrande. The biggest challenge is for the team which has a broken clutch. They ordered a new clutch plate via internet and are waiting now in their hotel for the new plate to arrive so they ...
... water and that only after running the taps for twenty minutes. It was a quiet site, well, for most of the time, anyway. The lane up the side is a dead end, leading to a park area, with woods and picnic tables. It was astonishing how much traffic it generated at certain times of day. And the local shepherd, with a large flock of sheep and goats wearing bells, led them up and down the lane a dozen times a day.
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... I consider one of my new best friends, M) we ended up in the honeymoon suite of the Hotel San Gabriel. It is a three room suite with a bathroom bigger than our apartment in Madrid. Oil paintings, bronze sculptures, antique furniture and lighted display cabinets adorn this lovely space. We feel very lucky to have these rooms. So for three days, we will live the life of luxury. Tuesday, we toured Ronda, including the Ronda Bullring. I have mixed feelings ...
The original plan had been Seville to Cordoba, but Cordoba lost out to Jerez De La Frontier and Ronda.....especially Ronda. It appears that Orson Welles and Ernest Hemingway (For Whom The Bell Tolls) were also seduced by this city.
Ronda, one of the very ancient cities of Spain, was built on a cliff top, right to the edge of the cliff top if the truth be known. The Rio Guadalevin and the 120 m deep Tago (gorge) divide the town ...