Veracruz Plaza Hotel & Spa
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After a week of cities and culture we were heading south for the coast by Murcia, but being in no rush we planned a break along the way. An hour south of Toledo there are a group of 12 windmills made famous in Don Quixote. As neither of us have read the book Jo decided to get both the spanish (easy reading) and english versions on Kindle so we can get a better feel for the area and culture in 16th century ...
With storms still forecast for the east side of the country a change of plan took us west and out into the open interior. Still plenty of castles and fortified towns about although given the weather we did not stop to explore. Arrived at the hotel in good time so had a walk around the town. Not really much to see and the church was closed. The hotel had enclosed parking so the bike was parked inside along with the owners.
... s at current exchange rates. La Mancha actually
has more land under wine grape cultivation than anywhere else in Europe, but
the yields are very low. The vines are allowed to sprawl across the ground to
preserve moisture rather than being trellised as in most places. In late March
the vineyards looked like dirt fields with the stumps of grape vines placed two
meters or so apart – not very pretty.
My first stop in Ciudad Real ...
... mayor with my head and stomach still feeling below par, before we went inside the famous theatre. The theatre itself was very interesting, and accompanied with the audio guides (which we tend to avoid mostly as they can be quite annoying and troublesome to carry), made the short experience well worth it.
We continued strolling around the character filled town, before we returned to the room at around 5:30PM. We relaxed for a couple ...
... local restaurant. The white wine was delicious, it wasn't strong at all, it tasted like grape juice. You would have to be aware of how much your drinking cause it could easily sneak up on you. As for the red it was a little bit stronger and not a sweet as the white. I have to say I think im a white wine fan now.
For lunch we had a meal that is typical to ...