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Cuenca was a blast! A world heritage listed site with UNESCO and after seeing the old city you appreciate the need to maintain it. Most of the 57,000 inhabitants now exist in the newer part of the city although about 1000 still live in the old city with most of the buildings now being maintained for tourism etc.
To walk the streets and touch the buildings of a 1200 year old city s just amazing and I hope my photos do it justice. As usual there ...
... nice buffet breakfast was an additional 8 Euros,
something you don’t find much in a country where breakfast involves dipping
churros into chocolate or having a croissant with your mini cup of coffee.
The winds howled through night, and I woke up to a very cold
day with clearing skies but occasional snow flurries. I decided on a late start
to see the city, to relax, and to stay a second night since I was a little
ahead 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 ...
... a restaurant drinking sangria till sunset. With some lunch we will have a nice photo or two. After dark we started our walk down hill, and stopped in the plaza mayor for dinner. At day 14 Johan told me that mayor stand for "old" plaza, I have been thinking that it stands for the biggest plaza. We had a lovely dinner of t bone steak with pepper sauce, pork lion with roquefort cheese sauce and lamb chops. Again a long lazy evening ending with a lazy night cap in ...
... I've done it every single time. It makes me beyond excited for the next decade of my life. When people ask me how my trip is going, I usually don't go into too much detail because I feel like it's not even fair that I'm doing so many cool things. On my way to Alicante now, where I will stay with Lourdes, who I met two years ago in Barcelona, and her family. A homestay of sorts! As always, I'm very happy and excited. Life is good, ...