Hotel Puerta de la Villa
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Puerta de la Villa Grazalema
Nice and clean. Lovely view from our room. English is a bit of a problem. WiFi only in foyer area but good. Only ate breakfast there which was nice.
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... and we still could not find them. In the heat of the day, took a walk down to the rio Guadalcalete, for stunning view up to the Parador set high on the hill, finishing with a hot walk back up the hill to the parador. A maitre D accosted Kath - only just to give her a serviette - he could see her sweat from a distance!! I had a patient this spring tell me that he went on the Santiago de Compostello pilgrimage and all he wanted at the end of each day ...
... tiled-edged signs about the town's water supply, views points, the wool industry, motherhood, the medieval gate, festivals and the role of Arabs. Other types of signs dealt with history and architecture. This signage was all in Spanish. My espanol has not improved, Roddy, as I have been able to rely on John for most menu items.
The town has several viewing points, looking to the northeast. The tour started in the Plaza Los Asomaderos which overlooked the old medieval road ...
... bags to the train station. Why we just couldn't lug our own was not clear. That's what happens when so many geezers around. Waiting for the bus, Mrs Boring is yapping to John about not following the map. I asked him later if he was about to tell her to f**k off; yup. Dumb Bunny question of the day goes to Wide Load, asking which bus we are taking. How about the one Elaine is walking toward?
The short 45M bus trip cost the exorbitant sum of ...
... morning train by 10 mins , next one 3 hours away - would have to come back as soon as we got there so decided against. Walked across "new bridge " (Puerto Nuovo - built in 1793 after 2 previous attempts collapsed) to the old city , visited Casa del Ramon - mansion owned by some "Grandee" from times past. Walls totally covered with tapestries and an another amazing garden!
Guy found a path to walk down under the bridge - too steep for ...
... get off his horse, grab a cape and taunt a bull as a sport was Pedro Romero and his name is all over the place in Ronda.
We were only able to get a few hours of time outside in Ronda where we were not getting soaked but we did manage to grab a few pictures of the sights. There was a lot more to see and do in Ronda had the weather cooperated with us but it just was not going to happen.