Casa Rural Ariza
Travel Blogs from Tembleque
... to board
long distance trains in Spain.
The Madrid to Seville AVE line was the first high-speed rail
line in Spain, inaugurated in tome for the 1992 World’s Fair in Seville. There
are now many more, probably Europe’s most extensive network of high speed rail
lines which have replaced what was regarded as one of Europe’s slowest and
least efficient rail networks. I was in Seville in only two and a half hours in
... and here no one even attempts to try and almost all signs would be bilingual. In areas that rely more on tourism, English is more prevelant but here they just want to do their own thing. I get it that they don't want to but also there's no alternative, they just ignore your English for the most part and wait for you to point to something on the map or menu. If it weren't for Dan being able to communicate, mom and I would ...
... at Dunkin Donuts. I know... shame on me. It was gross. I was disappointed.
Met up with Zola and Carolyn and the Camerata Singers and we headed on the bus to their first practice. Their first practice was actually for Sunday mass at Iglesia de San Antonio de los Alemanes. We walked through a pretty shady part of town to get to the church... It turned out (after researching the area) that this was considered the red ...
... to take the “tacky tourist train”, which departed at 16:00. I sat in the last car on the right side, as I felt that would provide the best views for photos. The first part of the ride was very “bumpy” over the cobblestone streets, but it smoothed out later. The tourist train stopped at the same location our group had stopped at earlier for a “photo op”.
There was a woman and two ...
... we headed back to Fabula, and started with a partridge salad with mache, fresh and sundried tomatoes, and roasted pepper with balsamic reduction. Next I had grilled squid with caramelised onion (S. showed no interest) and the dinner ended with marinated pork loin which came with lovely roasted veg and potatoes. This was unusual as most meat dishes come with nothing else on the plate. For desert, ...