Villa de Almazan
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me where I was from, and invited me onto the roof of the house he was working
on for an even better spot to photograph the church. He was quite attractive
too, so I couldn’t refuse his invitation.
The big castle at the top of the town dates from the 1200s,
but it was significantly damaged during the Civil War in the 1930s. Like many
castles is Spain it now serves as a parador, essentially a luxury historic
hotel. I suppose one of the days I ...
... Planet and my friend Jesus describe Guadalajara as a mostly modern city
with a few notable historic sites but not all that interesting overall. I might
have sought them out under different circumstances but couldn’t be bothered in
the cold driving rain.
Although a gray and rainy day, the countryside beyond
Guadalajara was still very appealing, a hilly mixture of open woodland, olive
groves, and very green fields of grain surrounded by red soil. And ...
... herself. No really. And this is only day 1. What is going to happen next? After leaving the motorway (without mishap) at the toll booth, we embarked upon more interesting roads. Bald Eagle had incorporated part of a route we had used before - but in reverse, if you see what I mean. After a bit of N road, we headed of up a B road and passed through a village where there was a horse fair and, to be fair, most of the participants seemed to have had a fair few ...
... could understand my pathetic charades pointing to his woollen jumper he was wearing and saying "Maa-reno!", "Yes, Merino sheep farmers!". He was quite excited I was a farm girl and I was excited he was excited! Pointing to his dogs, which were just as cute as him, I asked if I could them a pat. All of the loved the attention except the young timid one I couldn't coherse to come out from under the old timber doorway he was hiding behind. Gesturing 'is he quiet' ...
... A slight detour was required to replace it and we abandoned the idea of a leisurely lunch admiring scenic views in favour of a Big Mac on a garage forecourt. Another first. Back on the road and hot on our heels was an impressive storm that hit shortly after we arrived at the Molino de Alcuneza near SigŁenza for our overnight stay. Off to Bilbao tomorrow in the meantime we are hoping for a slightly better meal than ...