El Linar del Zaire

Ctra. Avila-Casaviaja, Burgohondo, Province of Avila, Castile and Leon, 05113, Spain | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Burgohondo

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... br> This past Sunday, I took another day trip to Ávila, a city to the north west of Madrid that still today has maintained its 13 century wall! During the middle ages here in Spain, nearly every city had a wall for protection and towers for fortification, but today only a few remain, and those that do are typically only partial sections of the ancient walls. Alcalá for example, Has about 200 meters of its wall still standing. Ávila, ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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... The wall is completely intact, and in fantastic condition.

We found a bar selling chocolat con churros, so had to indulge - delicious - cafe con leche for the adults, of course! Then we walked along the top of part of it, which gives a great view of the surrounding landscape (which is barren), and a had a look around the city and shops etc. The "tapás" in ...

A few last things in Valencia, and drive to Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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... did actually try and book another night in the apartment but couldn't get hold of the manager, so decided to finish off in the morning, then drive the 4-5hrs to Avila.

The most modern part of the city is the City of Arts and Science - I don't really know the background to it, but it really is incredibly beautiful. We packed up and headed there earlyish. It consists of different museums and features, but ...

Walls, Walls And More Walls!

A travel blog entry by iloveeurope35

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... car at a private car park, and we asked the world's *****iest receptionist what time the car would be brought here. We were told it would be 20 minutes. After 35 minutes, we were still waiting, and we looked outside to discover our car was ready. The employee who brought it there had been waiting for 15 minutes and said she'd told the receptionist our car was ready. We asked Judge Judy's Spanish cousin why we'd been left waiting. ...

On the road: Avila

A travel blog entry by larissajcroom

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... time to leave it really was like a game of Tetris; in certain areas of Spain we could have no luggage visible for anyone to see. We got on the road and received phone calls from Rubens parents advising us that we had left the mattress plug and pump behind. We eventually got on the road and arrived in Avila six hours later just prior to midnight. Our booking of a hostel turned out to be a very comfortable, basic hotel room.

We decided to go for ...

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