Casas Rurales Los Cortijos
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... invented by Cervantes, who charged at windmills, mistaking them for his enemies. A case for Specsavers by the sound of it. Well, Consegrua is where Cervantes got the idea for the story from.
Above the town is a narrow ridge, rising about 100 metres from the surrounding plain, and dotted along it are a line of about a dozen old windmills - with an old castle in the middle. The castle is mostly 10th century, the windmills considerably newer (though not nearly ...
... and went to Tourist Info centre for accommodation help. We are staying in a lovely boutique hotel which has 9 uniquely decorated rooms - we got to look at 2- ornate and original, old style but immaculately clean and comfortable. A restaurant was recommended for dinner and our hostess rang the chef ( who speaks English ) for us. We had ordered when he arrived late from the gym (all apologies) but we had ordered ...
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 ...
It was going to be a jump to get closer to our next big towns. Part of the drive was through the hills and quite attractive and other areas - tending towards a western australian landscape but with hills and roads that aren't straight. For some reason I had the next accommodation as sitting on its own in the plain. Thus as we were getting near the end of the journey and there was a lovely little white village perched ...
... were not having any of it! It took several attempts before I plucked up enough courage to jump but I’m glad I did. We had the place pretty much to ourselves on Wednesday but by Thursday afternoon ( bank holiday Friday) hundreds of people had arrived and set up tables and chairs and were picnicking on every available area of grass or beach. Looked like it was particularly popular with young Spanish, lots of groups of boys and girls ...