Hotel Can Talaias
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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.
... the Arabs during the Reconquest. The
castle served as a convent (monastery) from its foundation in the 1200s to
around 1800 when it was abandoned. Calatrava Nueva is another one of Spain’s
nearly ideal castle ruins, one with great views of the hilly countryside all
My last stop for the day was in Almagro, one of the area’s
prettier towns that’s known as the theater center of Spain and home to its
... begun strolling around the streets of the town. My first impressions of the town were in was about as lively as a cemetery, however after reaching the Plaza Mayor, all of a sudden, my impressions changed. We now had people, noise, restaurants, theatres and vehicles to be seen, contrary to the literally empty streets surrounding our accommodation that made it feel as though we were staying in an abandoned city.
We had lunch in ...
Had to pop in here for a look - was open from 5pm on Sunday's after their long lunch. Had drink and Tapas in the unusual square while we waited for opening time
Theatre best described as a rectangular Globe - about the size of the watermill in Newbury. Open air - with the obligatory shades over the roof space.