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Travel Blogs from Uncastillo
The little town of Uncastillo clocks in at no more than 820
inhabitants. It is a small town by any standards. So we thought it
would be very interesting to watch this World Cup Final at the local
restaurant with other Uncastillans.
The game started out very rough with fouls committed by both sides and there was no …
... is a hotel that is maintained with the original antiques from when it was built in the fifteenth century.
(In the village of Olite there was also a first communion celebration going on, in Spain the young girls wear full white dresses just like in the US, but they also have this grandiose celebration with all of the first communicants and their families. They rented out part of the parador hotel for this.)
... br> 20/5. Bad weather continuing but decide to brave scenic drive through the Spanish Pirineos as recommended by our host. Had patches of clear weather so wasn't too bad. Visited Petilla de Aragon - a very small (28 square kms) independent state in the middle Aragon proper. It consists of 2 enclaves , Petilla and Los Bastanes, the site of a real life battle between the armies of Pais Vasco and Aragon in 15th century. Is ...
Pamplona to Puente La Reina - 24.1 kms Always up early when staying in the big dormitories. But a great nights sleep - very surprised when there were 6 to a (sort of) cubicle and it was open to everything. Didn't even use the war plugs :))) Grabbed a couple of croissants on our way out of Pamplona. Alan and Sandra caught up with us on our way out of the city and we all stopped in to Cizur Menor for a late breakfast. From there it was a lot of up hill to the wind farm and over ...
Contrary to the impression that one might get from the movies, castles were typically not very nice places to live in. Some rooms had fireplaces and those donīt do a very good job of heating a modern room with eight foot ceilings and R-12 insulation in the walls. Consider a room made completely of stone with 12, 15+ foot ceilings.Floors and walls of the more opulent digs were covered with rugs and tapestries to help make them a bit more ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet