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Somewhere in La Mancha

On our trip to Spain, my friends and I got the chance to visit this small renaissance town called Consuegra, just half-an-hour away from Toledo. Unluckily, we didn´t have time to stay for the medieval fair that was happening a few days later, but the town was already set up for it, so we had the chance to enjoy the day on a charming medieval-themed downtown. 359 more words

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Hiking in the Valleys of Alarcón: PR-CU-71

Hiking trails in Spain are classified as GR (Gran Recorrido: Long Distance), PR (Pequeño Recorrido: Short Distance), SL (Sendero Local: Local Trail) followed by the code for the region (such as CU for Cuenca or CV for Valencia) and its classifying number. 841 more words


Alarcón: hidden jewel of La Mancha

Alarcón is very dear to my heart because when I was younger I spent all my summers in this area as my mother is from a neighbouring village. 1,631 more words


Castilla la Mancha

Medieval era doorways complete with gargoyle-esque sculptures and family crests are supported by whitewashed, plaster walls, and bordered by modern brick buildings. Open plazas in front of churches are surrounded by two story homes cobbled together of grey stone and wood. 433 more words

Artero Crianza 2013

Winery: Artero
Varietal: Crianza
Composition: 57% Merlot, 32% Tempranillo, 11% Syrah

Date Purchased: 11/19/2016
Location Purchased: Total Wine
Cost: $9.99
Date Consumed: 1/17/2017

Review/Notes: This one got served with some meatloaf. 34 more words


Two Weeks in Spain Part I

España over Christmas for two weeks of adventuring. We spent December 15-30th exploring new parts of Spain we’ve yet to have been before. After spending a month in Barcelona and Valencia last February we hoped to visit parts of Spain we’ve been wanting to see but hadn’t. 1,107 more words


Celebrate Tempranillo! 2016 Edition

Tempranillo is one of the most popular red grapes in the world, requiring no introduction to the wine lovers, now even less than before. The star grape of Spain, a foundation of the timeless beauty of Rioja, finess of Ribera del Duero and dark raw power of Toro. 283 more words