Hotel Silken Alfonso X
Travel Blogs from Ciudad Real
Tis a place mentioned in the book Don Qu... Something.
The curtains are pulled over the doors and shutters over windows pulled down. No one is around.
We have some group photos by the windmills.
A terrible tourist destination.. Only pass through here ...
... I swear I hear the evil GPS Lady chuckle in the background.
On the same day the GPS Lady tricked us we headed to Granada so we could visit the Alhambra. This time it was my fault, I put the wrong street in the GPS and we ended up in the hills instead of the city of Granada. At one point we parked the car and walked through the narrow streets looking for the Plaza where we planned to meet our airbnb host. It was a long day of wrong turns ...
... what a coincidence. Katelyn's friend Luca is from Italy and had made us dinner of homemade gnocchi and tiramisu, it was absolutely delicious! And it was nice to sit around and talk with some of the friends Katelyn has made since being in Spain.
The next morning Katelyn had class from 10-1. I decided to take the morning to sleep in a little bit, make myself a nice breakfast, take a shower and watch some TV. By the time I was ready, ...
... little spot I want to sit at and I know that I will remember this moment for the rest of my life and it is going to be stupidly amazing. Then a giant tour bus zooms right by me and like a 1,000 Japanese tourists jump out.
One thing I have to give the Japanese is that they hit super obscure locations on their tours. It never fails that no matter how far off the beaten track I think I have gone an organized tour ...
... to. So we simply waited for her to get off the bus and she also insisted on taking us to the right road to our Hotel. She was a very nice lady, even explaing how the lights worked at the pedestian crossing. She actually lived near the bus stop. It was quite amazing how she was there just when we needed her (may be an angel).
After a big day we booked into our hotel, had dinner and collasped into bed to get ready for an early rise (5am) to catch our plane to London.