Casas Rurales Los Cortijos
Travel Blogs from Alcaraz
After leaving the Hotel we got straight onto the highway heading south knowing if we take the local road we would be following the same road as on the way to Barcelona. Bend after bend, beach resort after beach resort. North of Valencia we headed inland for a little place called Requena where we stayed the night. It's a lovely old town with a tree lined street with a wide footpath in the middle of it. During daylight there isn't much happening but ...
Before I left Canada I really didn't know what to expect. After waiting for 2 hours at baggage claim, I realized that life in Spain is a lot slower than life in Canada. Once I arrived in Ciudad Real, where I will be living for the next 10 months, I encountered the next difference, the heat. Temperatures during the day can reach up to 40 degrees Celsius, and at night it only goes down to 20 degrees. This is a ...
... amp; Wine Festival. The great thing about being in Spain in August is this is the month there are a lot of celebrations. Many small villages have celebrations that have been a tradition for many years. Fiesta De Vendimia, is a local festival thanking the God’s for this year’s harvest. The really cool thing about Fiesta De Vendimia, is it isn’t overrun like tourist yet. Damn tourists ;)
... keen to spend a bit of time swimming and relaxing in the sun.
After a relaxing afternoon, we headed into town to have a wander around before dinner. It was a pretty relaxing day. We were saving our energy for tomorrow, then the fun ...
... in loud cars with chilli bins full of beer.
We stayed in a very small cabin on a campsite, not the best accommodation we’ve had and Helen hated the sheets ( she’s got a bit of a fetish about cotton sheets). Best bit was the small deck which we lived on during the day. Thursday morning we drove over to Ossil….. to buy some food. A strange town, even by Spanish standards the roads were tortuously narrow and windy. ...
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed