Posada de San Jose
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i truly believe i have the best luck when it comes to travel. i seem to pick great cities and towns to explore...stay at amazing hostels and hotels...and meet incredibly nice people. cuenca is no exception. i fell in love with this town the minute the cab picked me up from the train station. if ever i should win the lottery...i will buy a house in …
Del centro parte una calle hacia el empinado casco antiguo de Cuenca y sigue lloviendo sin parar. Por ser el final nos alegró mucho encontrar una ganga: la Posada de San José, un antiguo monasterio del siglo XVII y colegio después, convertido en hotel rústico y conservando muchos detalles. Toda la parte antigua esta situada sobre la garganta del rí …
... standing over three large roman arches. The middle arch is for vehicles to pass leading into Plaza Mayor, the home of the Cuenca Cathedral. The cathedral dates back to 1182-1270 and is apparently the first gothic style built in Spain because of the influence of Alfonso VIII's wife Eleanor of Aquitaine who introduced the Anglo-Norman style.
A lot of the newer buildings aren't that interesting but all the different colours make for a rather ...
... Logroño 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 Logroño, 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 ...
What a day!!!!
I started with the car not starting - had to roll start. I think the dodgy mechanics stuffed something.
But the day got better as we got to Granada and toured the Alhambra - the Ottoman palaces. It was just fantastic and easy to see why it is the number one attraction in Spain according to LP. The state of preservation and restoration of this magnificent Moorish series of palaces and the intricate detail was a sight to behold. The photos will do the ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPosada de San Jose Cuenca
if you love antiques...history...mountains...and walking/hiking this is the perfect spot to stay for awhile. i only wish i had booked more time to stay in cuenca and posada de san jose.
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