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Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Day 5: Madrid - Toledo - La Mancha - Granada

Our tour bus

A former capital of Spain before Madrid

Tagus river

Ayuntamiento (Town Hall)

Catedral de Santa Maria de Toledo

A beautiful shop sign


Monasterio de San Juan de Los Reyes
The chains were used to tie the Catholics people when the Moorish (the Arabs that settled down in Africa) invaded Spain.

San Martin bridge

The entrance to the Old Town

Local handicrafts

Sword making workshop.

Damasquinos, the art of jewelery making by interlacing gold thread into the steel. The art was originated from Damascus, Syria.

The end product with an old Arab style

La Mancha
This region was made famous by the novel "Don Quixote". I still remembered reading the classics when I was in secondary school.


City center

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