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Sep 2, 2015 - Avila, Segovia then south of Madrid

Wednesday, September 2nd. It was a very short drive to Avila. Except where they were irrigating the land looked very dry. Still there were cattle in the fields munching on whatever. The highway wound its way through the rolling hills, which were interspersed with farmland or grazing land. About 5 km out you could see the castle poking up into the side. We stopped at a roadside viewpoint Los Cuatro Postes to get a good look at this walled city. The old city is surrounded by imposing city walls comprising of eight monumental gates, 88...

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Mar 4, 2011 - Aranjuez and Toledo

I'm going to have to stop that dog getting on this laptop, it's getting ridiculous. If we don't watch out he'll be giving away all our secrets, little clipe that he is, like the time we reversed into the concrete post in Greece, or the time we drove straight into a washing line, or the time we arrived at our destination (in goodness knows where) to find a swallow embedded in the front grill of the van. Anyhoo. So, north again, but this time the weather forecast looked a little better, if you think snow is better than rain, which we do. The...

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