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Disappearing With Don Quixote

Sometimes, freedom is a moment of being breathless and timeless. Sometimes, freedom is being a part of something and equally apart from something. Freedom is not always at the end of the road or a permanence obtained. 252 more words

Don Quijote de la Mancha

En un lugar de la Mancha…

When I picked up El ingenioso hidalgo don Quijote de la Mancha by Cervantes last week and opened it on the first page (okay, in my edition that would be page 113), and read, 1,089 more words


Hiking in Las Chorreras: Nature's own Water Park

Las Chorreras is a section of the Río Cabriel (Cabriel River) where the water has sculpted the rock into a series of different pools connected by various waterfalls and rapids: it’s truly nature’s own water park. 1,451 more words

Day Trips From Valencia

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. 852 more words

Day Trips From Valencia

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. 1,679 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