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Author: papitas One star, 50 posts Add to my Favorite Fools Ignore this person (you won't see their posts anymore) Number: of 20586  
Subject: Re: Espana Date: 7/15/1999 3:27 PM
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Yep, the Prado is the must-see that I can remember. I kind of zipped through Madrid a few years ago. Toledo was outstanding and is less than an hour's drive away. I also fondly remember the drive through the mountains (northeast?) and Segovia--and the Aqueducto Romano. Gorgeous! The walled city of Ronda and the surrounding area is great but not too close to Madrid, I think.

A kinda demented tip is to read Michener's "Iberia"--or at least parts of it--before or during the trip. The man is/was long-winded but the history, especially of Toledo and the Prado to an extent, is fascinating.

Papitas!
-- stuck in DC for August.
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