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After a week of cities and culture we were heading south for the coast by Murcia, but being in no rush we planned a break along the way. An hour south of Toledo there are a group of 12 windmills made famous in Don Quixote. As neither of us have read the book Jo decided to get both the spanish (easy reading) and english versions on Kindle so we can get a better feel for the area and culture in 16th century ...
With storms still forecast for the east side of the country a change of plan took us west and out into the open interior. Still plenty of castles and fortified towns about although given the weather we did not stop to explore. Arrived at the hotel in good time so had a walk around the town. Not really much to see and the church was closed. The hotel had enclosed parking so the bike was parked inside along with the owners.
... 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.