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Palazuelos lies about 7 kilometers from SigŁenza, in the road which goes to Atienza. It has a walled perimeter of more than 2 kilometers of circunference which is only slighty broken from NW-N, near where the castle stands. Three tall square towers house the main gates of the villa, two E and one open to the W, but also two small doors ( …
... the crowds you would have loved it! Then as the day warmed to a balmy 38 or so we headed to see Picasso's Guernica at the Reina Sophia museum - likely the world's most famous anti-war painting. It was commissioned for the Spanish pavilion by the democratically elected Spanish government at the Paris expo in 1937, and describes the massacre of the Basque town of Guernica at the behest of Franco. Chilling. Then saw a number of other Picassos, as well as Dali ...
... and density of 4.5 per square kilometer (about 13 per
square mile). That’s similar to farm counties in states like Iowa. I was
fortunate to have a brief respite from the rain to wander around the town in
the morning. There are not many significant sights, just a really nice old
city. I suppose a long time ago in the Middles Ages and maybe well into the 19th
and 20th centuries, a place like Siguenza would have been crowded
and bustling ...
... of the houses are owned by people who live in
Madrid and use them either as ancestral family properties or as country weekend
I had a nice three-course lunch of Rabbit, Rice, and
Vegetable Soup, Grilled Trout with Ham, and Whiskey Cake washed down with some
wine, a nice Menu del Dia for 9 Euros. When I got out of the restaurant it was
pouring rain again, so I decided it was time for a siesta in the car. Mine was
the only car in the lot in ...
... traffic, fresh cheese. Not speaking a word of English and me only school yard French, I learnt that he made the smelly but delectably yummy cheese in the little hut behind him which was his home. The hut was a very basic timber and tin structure and was where he and his 3 dogs lived. In Summer we were dressed in pants, jacket and scarf- I hate to think how terrifyingly cold it must of been there in Winter. He showed me his inside which didn't involve having to ...