Hostal Los Corazones
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Hotel perched on a hill just outside Toledo with great views of the countryside. Parked GG in spacious underground car park, where I met another (French) Harley rider tending to his machine..obviously on his way to,the jamboree in the South. He admired my....GG! He appreciates a good motor as well!
We jumped in the pool to cool off, then headed ...
... Next stop was at a very interesting set of lagunas. It is amazing how quickly the landscape, and vegetation, can change around here. One minute you are on flat dry plains the in the space of 10 minutes you can be in the hills surrounded by lakes and trees.
The lagunas are formed by an unusual calcification process that we've never seen before.
After a wet and stormy night we head down to the coast at La ...
... a set of historic windmills
set on a hilltop outside of a town named Campo de Criptana. I guess the region
is a quite windy place since some hills still have sets of the old windmills
that Don Quijote chased in Cervantes novel. Far more numerous, though, are the
gigantic modern windmills that now generate a significant proportion of Spain’s
electric power. Those are joined by a fair number of fields of solar panels in
... before we went and had dinner around the corner from the plaza, which incidentally contains a strange Germanic feel. The restaurant itself was rather upmarket, however my stomach was feeling very poor, and it was getting so severe that I was now experiencing sharp tightness in my chest, similar to that of a very bad asthmas attack or nut reaction, and I suspected that it may have been the latter that caused it, after Dad had stuffed ...
Had to pop in here for a look - was open from 5pm on Sunday's after their long lunch. Had drink and Tapas in the unusual square while we waited for opening time
Theatre best described as a rectangular Globe - about the size of the watermill in Newbury. Open air - with the obligatory shades over the roof space.