Hostal Rincon Del Jucar
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... with the locals. Google translate came to our aid, and allowed us to have some sort of conversation with the very sweet lady who ran the hotel. We were blown away again by the generosity and hospitality with which she prepared the food and served us. We were even treated to vegetables from her own plot. Contented and happy after our rather wet day we finally lay down in our beds for a well deserved ...
... Historical rumours of soldiers disguised as sheep entering the city but more than likely just held to siege until they gave up. Since the Bishop moved in around that time it has been a Diocesan Centre ever since and a Bishop still lives next to the Cathedral with many Holy Day services conducted there. It has always been the centre of many convents and monasteries and there still remains a seminary in operation.
Our accommodation is the ...
... interesting, although it is capital of the
province of the same name.
Cuenca was conquered from the Arabs by Castile in 1077 under
King Alfonso VIII, sort of the local hero. There’s not too much in the way of
major sights in Cuenca. The city’s appeal is more to walk around to the overlooks,
trails down the canyon sides, and on a bridge across on of the canyons to a
historic parador on the other side. You can also ...
Our weekend trip started with a train ride to Cuenca, after spending the day in Cuenca we would take another train to Valencia that night where we would stay until the following night when we took a train home. Although we didn't go out the night before, getting up early to make an 8:00am train on Friday was not appealing, and for some reason we were all exhausted. The fact that it was a gross day and raining did not help. This was ...
... knife. It was only 12:30 and we sat down for a quick lunch at a local paneria on Plaza Del Altozano. We had fresh empanadas, a sandwich with brie and bacon and croissant with ham and cheese. After lunch we sat back to enjoy a cup of coffee when I saw the most gross thing ever. A little boy of about 2 and half had to go to the bathroom, his grandma pointed to a tree, naturally the boy was behind the tree, from grandma's perspective, but right in front of us. ...
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