Touring in Segovia province

As my late mother would have said “we have landed on our feet” in our new accommodation  a casa rural here at Sotosalbos, a small village 18 km from the town of Segovia. Tranquility reigns supreme along with fresh, bracing air in this slightly mountainous village. A stark contrast to this morning’s torturous drive from Toledo to Segovia with numerous traffic jams along the autovias. Giulio coped … Continue reading Touring in Segovia province

Beautiful Breathtaking Toledo

Toledo is a great place to start a holiday in Spain because it is only 70 kilometres from Madrid and is a small enough city for jet lagged individuals to appreciate. A wonderful example of a medieval walled city and so we looked forward to wandering around to see famous monuments at leisure. We arrived in Toledo at around 4pm Spanish time Sunday May 3 … Continue reading Beautiful Breathtaking Toledo

Getting ready for our first Spanish Camino in May 2015

Giulio and I are now into countdown mode for our trip to Spain departing Adelaide on May 2, 2015. We will be away for four and a half weeks with the main highlight being a walk of about three weeks along half of the Via de la Plata ( a 1,000 kilometre trek beginning in Seville) We plan to start in Salamanca and finish  in Santiago de … Continue reading Getting ready for our first Spanish Camino in May 2015