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... something that seems a little incongruous, but Cuenca was apparently
home of several highly recognized twentieth century modernists. Abstract art is
generally not my favorite, but the fair-sized collection is laid out nicely. A
few other small museums nearby are dedicated to things like local archaeology
and religious art and artifacts. Cuenca’s cathedral is pretty interesting and a
good audioguide is included with the admission.
... made it even more fun. We explored this area for probably an hour climbing into every nook and cranny we could find and taking lots of cool pictures
After we done climbing and fooling around we had some tapas with our teacher. After this we caught a bus back to the train station and waited for the train to Valencia. Cuenca was a very short trip-only a few hours, but the places we saw were amazing and the nature was awesome!
... for the most amazing view. We dropped our bags, had the free glass of wine we got at each parador because as "amigos of the paradors" we got special treatment. A free glass of wine upon check in, 15% discount on our rooms, and if we eat in a restaurant we would get 15% discount for the next night's meal. We did not use this last benefit often. As a gutsy move we booked the last night before returning to Austin, using points that we did not have when we ...
Cuenca was perfect. A beautiful little city that wouldn't have been nearly as fun without such a great host. Van and I had so much fun. He was supposed to be working this week-- he works from home as a graphic designer-- but he decided to take a few days off to spend with me. We ate every meal together and even took our siestas on adjacent couches. He was beyond generous, he certainly paid more than I did for our meals (we ...
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 ...