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... a restaurant drinking sangria till sunset. With some lunch we will have a nice photo or two. After dark we started our walk down hill, and stopped in the plaza mayor for dinner. At day 14 Johan told me that mayor stand for "old" plaza, I have been thinking that it stands for the biggest plaza. We had a lovely dinner of t bone steak with pepper sauce, pork lion with roquefort cheese sauce and lamb chops. Again a long lazy evening ending with a lazy night cap in ...
Today, we took a day trip to one of Spain's most surreal-looking towns, Cuenca. This 15th century town is high up on a hill with some medieval houses perched on a rock with the balconies dangling right over the abyss.. This unique architectural attraction is called Casas Colgadas (Hanging Houses).
After a bit of searching, we found the road leading to the town and I dropped Maryln, Herb and Judy off at the top of the hill while I went to ...
... their table. They were to discover that they were the only customers at the restaurant for the night. Battery Boy should have been thinking quicker and told Video Girl that he had booked the entire restaurant so they could have an intimate dinner alone looking across the town of Cuenca as a fiery sunset turned the sky a brilliant show of reds and oranges. Instead she was possibly thinking this restaurant was no good because no-one was there.
The waiter ...
... standing over three large roman arches. The middle arch is for vehicles to pass leading into Plaza Mayor, the home of the Cuenca Cathedral. The cathedral dates back to 1182-1270 and is apparently the first gothic style built in Spain because of the influence of Alfonso VIII's wife Eleanor of Aquitaine who introduced the Anglo-Norman style.
A lot of the newer buildings aren't that interesting but all the different colours make for a rather ...
... your waist?”
We all search the inside of the car. No sign of it.
“We looked through the whole house before we locked up. It can’t have been left there”.
“If it’s not here, it’ got to be there so we must go back. It’s only 30 minutes.
“How do we get in?”
“*****! The key is in the mail box, which is locked”.
We are in Logroņo so we must ...