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... the state of its battery every time I use it, but as things turn out, it keeps going all day). It's now quite warm, about 27C again, as I start the last lap of today's journey to Ciudad Real.
Ciudad Real means Royal City. It seems to have got the name from having been founded by Alfonso X in the 13th century. Only a few buildings from that time remain as the place was flattened by an earthquake in 1755. These days, it's just a pleasant modern city of no ...
A long haul, but good road surfaces and little traffic meant plenty of time to sightsee even when moving at the speed limit. If you're into wind farms, they've gone for them on a grand scale.If windmills are your thing, a short run off the main drag is Consuegra. These are the giants tilted -at by Don ...
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.
... br> outputs for which it has been known historically. Those include olive oil,
saffron from the stamens of crocuses, Manchego cheese made from sheep’s milk,
and the Valdepenas wine produced in such massive quantities that it literally
sells for one Euro per bottle in these parts, less than soft drinks, beer, or
bottled water. That’s about a quarter of the price of “Three-Buck Chuck” which
sells for $3.99 at Trader ...