Villa Turistica Hotel
Travel Blogs from Huelva
... into the village of Cortelazor for some refreshments at a bar on the square.
After that we were in what felt like one of the more remote areas we were in all week, a beautiful spot where the trail went up and down ridges, crossed streams in open woodland, and passed farms with large houses with sheep and cattle guarded by very large dogs. At an idyllic streamside picnic ground surrounded by poplars and holm oaks in a ...
... first south and downwards to the small town of Santa Ana la Real where
we stopped in a bar for a coffee, then over ridges and through vales to Aguas
Frias and then Los Romeros where we stopped a bar for lunch. And guess what the
lunch choices were – more pork! I went for the Serranito, a kind of club
sandwich with Lomo de Iberico (pork loin), Serrano Ham, Fried Egg, and a
roasted chili pepper that really hit the spot.
From there it was ...
... and abandoned equipment through which an almost blood red river runs.
Again, I came to this with little in the way of expectations because I hadn’t heard of the Minas de Rio Tinto before, but it was absolutely fascinating and very different from what I’d generally expect to experience on a trip to Europe, something almost more out of the American Wild West than the Old Continent. We ended our Rio Tinto day with a visit to the ...
... Knights Templars shortly after the Reconquista. There’s
not much to see in the castle and the church is fairly plain, but the views
over town are wonderful.
Aracena’s principal attraction is the Gruta de la Marvillas
(Cave of the Wonders), the largest and most impressive cave in Spain, said to
have been discovered in the mid-1800s by a young boy in search of a lost pig.
Interestingly, these caves are not ...
... during the day between 12 noon and dinner (dinner is generally served between 8pm and 10pm in Spain). We have a tendency to go out for tapas have a glass of wine or a soft drink at ‘Aussie’ lunch/dinner time partake of a tapas or two as we watch the world go by and call it our meal.
Old Seville is a beautiful city to walk around and get lost in. Narrow one way streets and pedestrian only laneways twist and turn this way and ...