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Jun 8, 2016 - to Chinchon

Left the seaside today and headed North to a place called Chinchon. This is only 50km south of Madrid and sets us up to return the leased car tomorrow and then head to the airport for our flights to Bangkok. Chinchon itself is quite interesting. The Plaza Mayor is roughly circular, surrounded by 15th-17th century galleried houses and cafés. Our hotel for the night is only 50m from the square. We first visited the visitors centre which has a large pool next to it that was originally used for clothes washing. The church of Nuestra Señora de...

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May 23, 2009 - Taking the Bimmer to Chinchon

Rather than buying a car while we are here in Spain, Jason rents cars on a regular basis to be able to commute to work each day and have available for weekend road trips. Each time Jason picks up a new car it is a surprise as to what he will get. Some weeks it's a larger car that makes it a bit challenging to navigate through the tight ramps of our underground parking. Other times, it is a smaller car like a Golf that makes it easy to zip around the city with ease. This week, Jason was greatly surprised (and elated) to find that he was...

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