Travel Blogs from Cuenca
... There was none on the narrow streets below and the parking garage’s height was too low. A bus driver told me to go over the sidewalk and park with the tour buses (the main gate was locked). He said he would look after the car while he waited for his tour group to come back. No problem!
It was quite a climb uphill to where Maryln was waiting. We crossed the abyss on the narrow footbridge with me not looking left or right and wearing my ...
... 17px; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto;">Spring truffle
tomato, cheese, olives, onion and basil
smoked eel, citrus, leather and plums iberico
foie gras in tannin tempranillo grapes and caramelized quince
Smoked garlic, cauliflower couscous, curry
mellow fish lamb milk and mushrooms,
refined selection of cheeses
melon, yogurt, pineapple and ginger
After a week in Madrid I got the car out of storage and we hit the road. Cuenca is a bit off the beaten track on a highway with very little traffic. In just over 100 kilometres we saw maybe 5 cars going the same way as us. Cuenca is situated on a steep spur whose slopes descend into the Jucar and Huecar rivers. Back in the year 714 when the Muslim Arabs conquered the area they realised it's strategic location and built a fortress on top of the hill. ...
... Logroņo on the way to Madrid.
“We could have left the key with Maria Jesus” says Miryam. “I’d like to have seen her restaurant.”
Arriving half an hour later in Logroņo, we need to refuel before the journey. €50 fills the tank and I feel for my waist pack to extract my credit card. It’s not where it should be.
“Anyone seen my waist pack? I ask
“What? That thing you ...
... found on the walls of the surrounding churches and plazas. the music and lyrics are a combination of castellano, arabic and judeo-spanish languages originating from inhabitants of this area in the 12th and 13th century. the concert was magical.
i wish i had more time to explore this place...but i have to head to paris!
bueno...i shall return later to select my home.