Hotel San Juan de los Reyes
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Breakfast Available
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... Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Toledo is also called "The City of Three Cultures", since Jews, Muslims and Christians used to co-exist in the city and there is quite a bit of historical influence from all three cultures to this day.
There are many differences between living in Madrid and Toledo. Obviously the size of the cities is one factor, but also I noticed how quiet Toledo was compared to Madrid. Living in a very busy city it can be pretty difficult to ever ...
... So, whilst there was a lot of walking, it meant that we go up close and personal to all the sights and monuments.
Toledo is such a beautiful little old city. I won't bore you with the details (but you can look it up on Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toledo,_S pain), if you wish) but its history dates back to the Roman empire and it has fallen under Roman, Moor and Christian rule. This coloured history means that the town has many monuments of ...
... and city gates
The Puente de Alcántara is a Roman bridge, which spans the Tagus River. The word Alcántara comes from Arabic القنط 85;ة (al-qanţarah), which means "bridge"- so Bridge bridge! After taking a few photos we crossed the bridge, but rather than enter the city we walked along the city wall to look at some of the other gates.
We take a few quick shots of the Puerta del Sol ...
... you push your way to the front of the crowd to get the owner's attention, then he or she bags up what you want. Once Rosemarie mastered the process, she enthusiastically purchased our produce, excited about the chance to cook -- after nearly 2 months without cooking! After packing up the car with our goods, we spent a few hours touring Avila by way of its walls. The view was spectacular. Avila is lovely both inside ...
... We wandered into a convent where one of the nuns didn't seem to know what we were talking about, but explained that in her convent they ran a daycare for young children. Also in the small open part of this convent, we met a man from India who had lived in Toledo for 8 years. He was getting water from the nuns and said he'd be happy to show us where the convent was that sold Mazapan. He walked us a little way and then gave ...