Holy Toledo! It's cold! Let's Segovia to somewhere warm! June 12th 2010 Friday and Saturday were spent taking day trips from Madrid to Segovia and Toledo. These towns are both very close to Madrid. The AVE and Renfe trains made it an easy smooth ride back and forth.
We previously booked train tickets to Segovia, wanting to make a full day out of the trip we booked an early train in and late train out. As you arrive downtown, there is a large aquaduct. We hadn’ ... read more
Europe » Spain » District of Madrid » Madrid Spain's powerful world empire of the 16th and 17th centuries ultimately yielded command of the seas to England. Subsequent failure to embrace the mercantile and industrial revolutions caused the country to fall behind Britain, France, and Germany in ... ... read more