Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... own while Maryln and I sauntered around admiring the old town and cathedral and then settled down to a light lunch. We sampled the juicy local trout and watched the families come out of church and form huge animated groups around sidewalk tables for a long meal together.
Back in Madrid, Maryln and I walked through the Plaza Museo on to the Oriental Plaza near the Palace. We ordered the Menu del Carte (Plate of the Day). In Spain this usually ...
... normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">They headed off into Madrid's morning traffic, quickly making their way onto the auto via heading to Cuenca arriving just after lunch time. Cuenca is a small mountain top village that was first settled in the 14th century. It is simply breathtaking, positioned on the cliff faces that follow the contours of the Huecar River. I would describe Cuenca as the Grand Canyon meets the Tuscan Hills.
... Hanging Houses) are the only remaining samples of this type of house built on a cliff face overhanging the abyss. At about 9 PM we went to Plaza Mayor and ordered a plate of Tapas (5 different sorts) and a bottle of Rioja. When the waitress brought the tapas she lit a flame thrower and singed the Tapas covered with goats cheese and caramelised onion. It only got better from there. They were all yummy! The whole lot set us back 17.50 Euro. Ole Espana!
... Logroņo on the way to Madrid.
“We could have left the key with Maria Jesus” says Miryam. “I’d like to have seen her restaurant.”
Arriving half an hour later in Logroņo, we need to refuel before the journey. €50 fills the tank and I feel for my waist pack to extract my credit card. It’s not where it should be.
“Anyone seen my waist pack? I ask
“What? That thing you ...
... hell i'm talking about. it always seems like the beauty of natural settings is never quite as beautiful in a photo (well my photos anyway). i felt this same way about machu picchu.
last night there was a free concert in one of the plazas. the band was brought together for the purpose of re-introducing music from ancient times. the instruments were replicated from ...
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