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Family Reunion: Part One


It begins in Salamanca. It’s not exactly where I thought it was going to begin, but it’s a more auspicious starting point than Villafranca, I guess. 1,066 more words


Difficult Day Trips: Consuegra

The most spectacular day trips from Madrid are also, fortunately, some of the easiest. Toledo, Segovia, and El Escorial can all be reached in under an hour from the center, and… 1,261 more words


Alarcón: hidden jewel of La Mancha

Alarcón, deep in the historic region of La Mancha most famous for windmills; Don Quijote de La Mancha; saffron and Manchego Cheese, is a picturesque village perched on top of a rock promontory surrounded by the meandering River Júcar and its valley. 1,631 more words

Day Trips From Valencia

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics - Don Quixote - Cervantes

Cervantes was ransomed from Moorish slavery on September 19, 1580.

Don Quixote is also know by its full title The Ingenious Nobleman Mister Quixote of La Mancha… 206 more words

Thought For The Day

Camina Tempranillo

100% Tempranillo.

Clean, bright and lively wine with attractive cherry red color. Varietal aromas of red and black fruits such as raspberry, cherry and blackberry fruits, well integrated with notes of almond and hazelnut. 496 more words

Red Wine

Day 44: Earth, Fire, Wind, Water

Yet another stunning morning in central Spain today, a very mild start at 26 degrees meaning we didn’t even break a sweat while piling our lives back into Joyce. 468 more words