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TV. Back then a church potluck slideshow was a real treat. Wow, how times have
changed since I was a kid!
I eagerly attended those potlucks and slideshows because of
my interest in the world. One of those that particularly stands out in my mind
was one on Spain put on by the daughter (I think her name was Kathy Hammel) of
a church member who spent a year studying in Madrid. I still recall some of ...
... of the class trips as well so its safe to say we were not all that bright and cheery.
Although it was pouring when we first got to Cuenca, it actually turned out to be a lot of fun. We saw a few different cathedrals/churches/mosques, the hanging houses which literally are attached to the side of a wall and hang over a cliff, and then we saw a very cool aqueduct. In order to get to it we had to do a little climbing ...
... side I made it. It was sweat running down my face and not tears but everybody was graceful about not making a big deal out of it. Johan was concerned that he might not ever have the use of his hand back as it was crushed in the most loving way while crossing the bridge. The spend our time meandering through the old town, taking photos and walking uphill to the top of the town. Only 2.6 km from the bridge to the top. We were a little early for sunset and had to ...
... and he may be down to Sevilla at some point as well. Last night we made some pasta and hung out, showed each other music videos and things of the sort. This morning I got up at seven and ran to the highest hill overlooking the city, where there is a statue of Jesus. I got up there and watched the sunrise over the city-- it was so beautiful and a perfect way to end my visit. The run wasn't too bad, everyone said it would be ...
... cap like blinkers since I have fear of heights! My daughters will be proud of me that I made it over.
There are two approaches to Cuenca: one can actually drive all the way up into the old city and walk down to the hanging houses, or do it the way we did, from below, giving one a better view.
One of the houses has been transformed into a Museum of Spanish Abstract Art, but we decided to give it a miss. Judy and Herb went off exploring ...
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