Monday, July 22, 2013

Toledo...Spain...not Ohio


 Zok and I took a train to Toledo - about 40 minutes away.  The city was once the capitol of Spain- until 1561 (or so I read).
The city had all the same charms of a city this old; traditions such as mosaic tiles, ornate churches (synagogs, mosques...) famous residents (El Greco, the Visigoths), beautiful stonework, skulls, and a few gargoyles.
But the city was also muy, MUY, caliente without the refuge of large shaded lanes or fancy modern air conditioning that have saved me in Madrid.
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