Villa Turistica Hotel
Travel Blogs from Huelva
... our host Craig's wife Sascha met us with nice picnic lunch of sandwich meats and bread, tortilla espanola, flan, junk food, salads, and a dessert box from a bakery, fortification for the hour long uphill slog back to Cortelazor where our week of trekking ended.
For dinner we went back to Maricastana, the more upscale of Castano de Robledo’s two restaurants for another gourmet dinner of locally sourced foods. I chose ...
... Jamon Serrano has a somewhat slimy, greasy
texture and over-salted flavor, but the Iberico and de Bellota I’ve had has
been really delicious. Therefore, it carries a major price premium in
restaurants and tapas bars.
Well, it was another long slog in the rain down into the
valley and then up to Castano del Robledo. Dinner again did not commence until
9:00 at Bar Robles with big platters of mixed salad, Croquetas (croquettes),
... the British-style village built for the mining companies’ British (mostly Scottish) managers and engineers, plush with tennis courts, a Presbyterian Church, and one of the homes preserved as a museum of the British way of life in the Spanish mines.
Dinner was back in Castano del Robledo and did not commence until 9:00 P.M. at the village’s other restaurant, also opened especially for a meal for our little group of ten on a ...
... 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 ...