Hotel Hospederia De Los Reyes
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As I scaled the stonewalls of the ancient city of Toledo, Spain my eyes saw something that had nothing to do with ancient castles that towered over me. I could see from a distance what looked to be an elementary school playground. What I saw summed up what the world of sport in one simple image.
The playground had green turf with goals on each side for a soccer field, but it also had two basketball hoops standing ...
... about the decoration) would have been appreciated. At the end of our visit, we climbed the Torre de Juan, named after Juan II, but I think is secretly named after Juan Bravo, one of the leaders of the revolt of the comuneros, considered by some historians as one of the first modern revolutions, although it was likely more about local-elite control that it really was about popularism.
Walking back to the hotel, we stopped at the cathedral, paid our entrance fee, ...
... through the song they swapped roles and he became Barbie
and she became Ken. After one or two jugs of beer and a cocktail or two I
finally put myself out there and give it a go. Me and our kiwi buddy Rod get up
to the stage and we put on possible the worst ever version of Shania Twains –
Man I Feel Like a Woman ever heard. The crowd cheers us none the less although
it was actually putrid! We grab out shots of Tequila ...
... is lovely, moist and creamy and with a lovely taste and a firmer texture than we are used to. It comes sealed with olive oil to keep it moist. We had the bread for lunch and it wasn’t bad (probably 7-8/10). (The best French bread would be about 15/10 and is probably made in heaven).
When we had recovered from lunch, back into town a to visit the Cathedral, which is another big and important one and has the same role in Spain as Canterbury does ...
... is set up in the hills to the south of Toldeo so we can enjoy the sunset over the city. From the Bisagra Gate it takes about 10 minutes to reach the parador. After a day of pounding the cobbled streets a glass of sherry and a bowl of olives followed by a glass of red and more olives is most welcomed.
The return train from Toledo to Madrid was completely full - sold out - so booking our tickets in advance proved to be a wise ...