Hostal Puerta del Alcazar

San Segundo 38, Avila, Castile-León, 5001, Spain and Canary Islands | Hotel
Prices starting from $52.00
 

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A very very long day of driving

A travel blog entry by ldschaub

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... at least an hour more of drive time then we had initially thought it would be. Luckily for us, the drive was beautiful. It was a great way to see the Spanish country side. We drove through mountains, valleys, over rivers and through little farm areas. Not to mention a large city, Madrid. In a weird way, everything reminded us a little of driving through Mexico. And not just all of the road signs being in ...

A Day Trip fit for a King

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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... the Residencia de Estudiantes in Madrid. This is a famous old school that used to teach the likes of Federico Garcia Lorca, Salvador Dali, Luis Bunuel, and Severo Ochoa, some of the most famous figures in early 20th century Spanish history. The Residencia was one of the most advanced schools in Europe at the time paving the way for a new style of teaching based in sciences and free-thinking. It had many practical project-based activities to accompany studies, ...

Not Traveling Still Means Traveling!

A travel blog entry by bryantdawson

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So I said October was going to be a month of rest for me, without much traveling like September. Boy was I wrong! Even though I haven't been on a weekend trip since Mallorca three weeks ago, I have been able to do several day trips now that are within a couple hours of Madrid. As you can see in my previous blogs, I made it to Segovia and the historic city of Aranjuez a little ways south of Madrid where I visited a 17 century Spanish ...

Avila

A travel blog entry by mackles

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... The wall is completely intact, and in fantastic condition.

We found a bar selling chocolat con churros, so had to indulge - delicious - cafe con leche for the adults, of course! Then we walked along the top of part of it, which gives a great view of the surrounding landscape (which is barren), and a had a look around the city and shops etc. The "tapás" in ...

Day 3: Ávila

A travel blog entry by phoenix7

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... back to that one!) Just to paint this picture for you, this is a 70 year old and I sitting at the bar, needless to say we attracted some weird looks). Afterwards he continued to linger and I thought to myself "oh god he's gonna go in for the hug and kiss when the train comes". Yep, bingo! Kiss on both cheeks and Adios Anton! Perfectly harmless, just a strange way to end the day! Haha Now I'm back in Salamanca where I have to wait ...

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