Monthly Archives: December 2011

More details…

Anne adds more detail to our final day: So our last day in Toledo was full of sight-seeing, the quest for convent marzipan & last minute shopping. We hit the town abt 10am & didn’t head home til after 7pm. … Continue reading

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Ave Maria Purissimo!

Yesterday we spent a last day in Toldeo.  Over eight hours walking up and down the tiny alleys and streets.  We saw multiple beautiful churches, mosques, synagoges and convents.  We especially sought out the convents, looking for tiny signs advertising … Continue reading

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The Museum of Ham (and the Prado)

Anne is so good at writing down a recap of the day right away, so here she is again(I’ll add some pictures as I sit here eating my sandwich from the “museum of ham, and shall add a few notes … Continue reading

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Atun means Tuna

If you are in a sweet shop trying to buy another “toledano” a sweet pastry with some sweet filling, don’t get distracted and pick an item with a similar shape with out checking the label. On the flip side, I … Continue reading

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Madrid!

Another update from Anne, and a nice pic of her from our 2nd, of many, snack stops!) A great day in Madrid! We got up early & headed to the train station for our short trip to Madrid. It was … Continue reading

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Hello Toledo!

Here is Anne’s recap of our first two days: Greetings from Toledo! It’s beautiful here & we’re having a great time. We arrived safe & sound (on public transportation no less!). The hotel is great & the Presidential Suite is … Continue reading

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Hi rollas!

We are on the plane, all in first class thanks to AB’s magic! We are holding the journals Melissa gave us, each has our name! We are giddy and delight over our free socks and lip balm. We will give … Continue reading

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