Travel Blogs from Madronera
... had a guard dog in with them!
After our big shop we put everything in the fridge etc, had a cup of tea, taped our shopping receipt to the window and walked the mile or so in the direction of Plasencia old town.
We found the Plaza Mayor which was arcaded on one side and had 10 small lanes or ...
... Bunting, a Crag Martin and a Red Rumped Swallow.
I'm afraid my camera isn't really good enough for such specialist photography but I did my best!
I should have borrowed Jack's DSLR!
We then moved on to the car park at the bottom of the hill with the Monfrague hermitage and castle, a ...
... peak is 2592m and the peaks were all snow covered. This area is popular with the Spanish but other tourists rarely visit.
It seemed really strange to see holm oaks, olive groves , bare fields and snow topped mountains.
We soon found our campsite, just outside the ...
... guilty as Roger and Steve were next in line but then they managed to secure a Spanish version of an all day breakfast which looked equally as good. A quick fuel stop was next and then onto the afternoons competition. Everything went well throughout the day with the organisers choice of roads being superb. I have competed on several of these events before and this one did not disappoint with fabulous quiet mountain roads being the order of the day. ...
... had to walk about 1 mile to reach La Alberca. There were some private villas and cottages on our way and lots of pets, for example, horses and cows and so on. Alberca is quite an old town because the first house was built about 400 years ago. There is a small market in the town centre where you can buy different spices and delicious fruits. There is also a huge cathedral, - I'm sure, it's the biggest building in Alberca. It's ...
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed