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May 2, 2012 - Madrid to Ciudad Rodrigo

After breakfast in the hotel, checked out and caught a taxi to the place we were picking up our leased car, only about 10 minutes away. It is a public holiday here today so we had needed to make an appointment for the pickup. The agent turned up about 2 minutes after us, so after some paperwork and a quick intro to the car, we packed our bags, set the GPS and headed off. The car we have is a citroen c3, one of the interesting features is the "zenith windscreen" which curves above your head like a sun roof. See here We headed west from...

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Oct 4, 2010 - Ciudad Rodrigo - Spain

Probably the most "provincial" town of all the places we have been, however this was the first castle we stayed in, and I can tell you I liked the feel of it....King Don? Well Don is right up there in the Spanish system so maybe I could just settle for Don Don....feels sort of a stutter, but it could work.....at Metway, I just got called "the Don", so that might be OK too....I walked around the castle walls thinking grand thoughts, until I saw all the bullet pock marks in the masonry.....those frenchies held a siege 200 years ago, and they...

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