2005 – Toledo and the home of El Greco

2005 – Toledo and the home of El Greco

Posted by on Aug 13, 2005 in Castille-La Mancha, Spain, Toledo | No Comments

Tourists aside, Toledo is still a beautiful city. The regal signs of this ancient seat of Spain still tower above the city. Like Venice, with it’s murano glass and leather mask shops attacking you at every corner, Toledo streets are an endless display of boutiques selling hammered inlaid gold; plates, coasters, jewelry, swords. The list […]

2005 – La Mancha on the route of Don Quixote

2005 – La Mancha on the route of Don Quixote

Posted by on Aug 5, 2005 in Castille-La Mancha, Spain | No Comments

We flew on Ryan air from Bergamo (near Milan) to Valencia, Spain. Ryan Air, one of the many no frill airlines in Europe these days calls itself the “low cost airline”. Gretchen called it the “no air airline”. If the flight was longer than 1.5 hours we all would have all passed out from lack […]