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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 ( …
... can cater for a much greater flow. Can a river have the equivalent of prostate problems?
2130. Hotel bar for couple of beers and tapas. A cracking calamares a la plancha with a third beer to wash it down, all for €7.60.
Off to a bed that I hope won't try to pitch me out every time the wind veers or backs.
... 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 ...
... was a medieval hill town named Atienza
set just below a hilltop castle and surrounded by several Romanesque pilgrimage
churches. Atienza is understandably described as one of Spain’s most beautiful
villages, and it is a real medieval wonderland. It seems like it could be a
village of several thousand people based on the number of houses, but I barely
saw anyone in town and I’m sure I was the only tourist type around on a cold
Monday in March. I ...
... could understand my pathetic charades pointing to his woollen jumper he was wearing and saying "Maa-reno!", "Yes, Merino sheep farmers!". He was quite excited I was a farm girl and I was excited he was excited! Pointing to his dogs, which were just as cute as him, I asked if I could them a pat. All of the loved the attention except the young timid one I couldn't coherse to come out from under the old timber doorway he was hiding behind. Gesturing 'is he quiet' ...