Hostal La Purisima
TripAdvisor Reviews Hostal La Purisima Tembleque
Travel Blogs from Tembleque
... br> rough unpaved road to the top of the hill I felt in need of a little siesta in
my rental car before exploring the castle ruins on foot. I had the place
entirely to myself for the two hours or so I spent on top of the hill.
I was quite disappointed with such poor rainy weather on my
day trip to Toledo from Madrid one week earlier. My pictures of the beautiful
historic city are mostly gray and heavily weighted toward interior pictures of
... This was followed with some young metadors trying their hand at more experienced bulls. Again no bloodshed and we enjoyed the show. Let me tell you these bulls are fast, and waving the metador cape if no easy feat, which was very apparent when some of the less experienced guys tried it. Finally we left around 8 pm because we still have an 2 hour ride to Toledo. Upon leaving the stadium a guy came up to us and asked if we speak English, we said ...
... to reserve a train ticket. I went to the Prado Museum after lunch and had a last look at my favorites -.here is my original post.
Today I had the Toledo trip (about an hour and a half drive out of the city of Madrid. This city is one of the oldest in Spain and has history going back before Christ. It was like so many other Spanish cities - at the whims of the rulers of the day. Romans, Visigoths (Goths), Arabs, ...
... out! There were more people out at the cafes and parks than there were at 5pm! It was crazy! I guess when you take a three or four hour siesta in the middle of the afternoon (when it is hottest out), you can stay up until 3am without a problem!
Took my leave around 12:15 and headed home on the subway. This was probably the only time I felt a a bit uneasy the entire time I was in Madrid. There was a concert (just starting at ...
... have liked to focus on had we known they existed and where they were. It was very very interesting.
After lunch we planned on getting on the Tourist Train to have a look around and relax a bit, however we would have had to wait for the next one in an hour. Instead we decided to head back to the hotel and pack ready for our flight to Portugal tomorrow. On the way back we planned two more stops.
The first was ...