Hospederia Senorio de Casalarreina
Travel Blogs from Casalarreina
... had 3 of by the end. Shared
between us two, Rod and Dave. Briony head off to bed after the second fishbowl.
I walked her upstairs and we played on the swings inside the hostel 2nd
floor foyer. I wish I had of just walked into the bed with her but instead I
went back down and took on another fishbowl……. The end result wasn’t too bad on
the night but the next day….. well that’s another story.
... He died in Toledo in 1614.
The museum is very unique. A 16th century house was renovated to appear as it was El Greco's home. El Greco's works along with other artists of the same period were displayed in the house and galleries. The paintings of 'Christ and the Apostles' were on display. Some of the paintings of the Apostles were not finished. This really allowed us to see how he created a painting.
By now, we now know more about El Greco than ...
... open spaces. In Europe they build multi-level apartments around these large plazas which are the common areas for all the community. It is a lovely idea and is a whole way of life rather than just a different accommodation style. The pictures I will post today show how lovely it is, but these spaces thrum with life when filled with people as they usually are as the day wears on. In the afternoon it grows quiet and then after about six at night, people are everywhere. It ...
... building. We left James working on his blog for an hour and went for a drink in the bar over the road. A real locals bar, a young lad roared up on some kind of very loud trail bike and did a wheelie past our table ( felt like he only just missed the back of my head), parked it and winked at the girls on the table next to us. I don’t think they were too impressed though.
Next morning we drove up to the old castle which ...
... went into a quiet dead town to get some food. We went into the supermarket and the owner was very friendly and helpful teaching me some new phrases in Spanish. Then we had mum's favourite a café con leche ( a coffee with milk)in the town square. On the way out of the town mum was squealing like a little girl since the roads were so narrow.