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Today, we took a day trip to one of Spain's most surreal-looking towns, Cuenca. This 15th century town is high up on a hill with some medieval houses perched on a rock with the balconies dangling right over the abyss.. This unique architectural attraction is called Casas Colgadas (Hanging Houses).
After a bit of searching, we found the road leading to the town and I dropped Maryln, Herb and Judy off at the top of the hill while I went to ...
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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
... Hanging Houses) are the only remaining samples of this type of house built on a cliff face overhanging the abyss. At about 9 PM we went to Plaza Mayor and ordered a plate of Tapas (5 different sorts) and a bottle of Rioja. When the waitress brought the tapas she lit a flame thrower and singed the Tapas covered with goats cheese and caramelised onion. It only got better from there. They were all yummy! The whole lot set us back 17.50 Euro. Ole Espana!
All packed up and ready to go, we are off to Madrid for our last few days of this long holiday. We phone our in host Logroņo to ask what to do with the key.
"Make sure you have everything and just drop it in the mail box. It's locked so it’s safe and only we can retrieve it."
We take a last look around the house and being totally devoid of our belongings, drop the key in the locked mailbox, and off we go. Coincidentally we will be ...
... hell i'm talking about. it always seems like the beauty of natural settings is never quite as beautiful in a photo (well my photos anyway). i felt this same way about machu picchu.
last night there was a free concert in one of the plazas. the band was brought together for the purpose of re-introducing music from ancient times. the instruments were replicated from ...