Hostal Los Corazones
Travel Blogs from Valdepenas
... out on our two mile walk up to the highest viewing point outside of the city. We made a couple wrong turns, but luckily made it to the top just as the sun was starting to come up over the horizon. As we got to the top we saw a girl had the same idea as us. I asked where she was from and she replied she was from the Twin Cities! She explained that she was studying in Toledo through a program offered by the University of Minnesota. Small world I say, what are ...
... 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 ...
... br> in southern Spain, a contrast with most of Castile old towns have mostly unstuccoed
and unpainted stone facades.
One of the region’s specialties which I had to try as a tapa
is Berenjenas de Almagro (Almagro Eggplants), small eggplants cooked and then
picked in a spicy oily vinegar. I was advised by the bartender to eat all but
the stem, including the leafy part that surrounds the “eggs”. They were
... we packed up our suitcases and left for Almagro.
We initially drove for only a very short period of time, as we stopped for breakfast at a freeway autogrill. After devouring some dry boccadillos, we continued driving for around three and a half hours on the fast yet featureless freeways, before we eventually reached Almagro at approximately 2PM.
We checked in to the Casa Resekas apartments, and after offloading our ...
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.