Ribera Del Duero
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking hotel
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... chops rather than the massive dishes of roast legs that Madridites travel up to dine upon at the weekend. Thus replenished we did a big walk of the town, visiting an ancient Romanesque church and climbing many steps to another old church that was firmly closed, whether for lunch or the duration was not clear.
The day in Sepulveda finished with some olives and a glass of wine and a walk back to the hotel under a beautiful black sky with half a moon.
At the parking lot I saw 5 big buses. As it turned out hundreds of screaming and shouting and babbling school kids were visiting the cloister at that time. Luckily they were just leaving! After about 15 minutes I had the place almost to myself.
In the evening I had more tapas at two different bars while sitting outside enjoying the sun, and I watched Spanish TV in the hotel. ...
Today was a bit more 'tranquilo' than the last few days. We got up fairly early to take a one-hour bus ride to a town called Cuéllar. Cuéllar is known for its medieval castle and its mudéjar church. Mudéjar is a type of architecture created by the Muslims who remained in Spain after the Christian Reconquista, so it is not only Islamic in style, but is also heavily influenced by Christian and ...
... but of even more interest were the large storks that nest on the bell tower. They are a very common site on most churches I have seen in Spain.
It is at the small village of Villaseca where one turns off of the main road for the last three kilometers or so to San Frutos. That part of our journey was on a very, very bumpy, dirt road. It made me happy we were in a four-wheel drive vehicle. Villaseca is about 13 ...
... bobbing pleasure craft and fishing boats, highlights a row of colourful town homes clustered under looming Monte Urgell and glitters on the calm waters of Bahia de La Concha. We walk to the end of the promontory by the Aquarium and gaze out at the lovely view over the protected bay towards the city spreading out from La Concha and Undarreta Beaches.
Beside us a drama is acting out. A ...