Northern Spain – The City of Burgos

Burgos Cathedral

It was late afternoon when we arrived in Burgos and we located the hotel without too much difficulty and checked in.  I had chosen the Meson Del Cid because of its location and because the hotel web site boasted about the panoramic views of the Cathedral.

Unfortunately our room didn’t have a panoramic view of the Cathedral or its celebrated ornate front door as we were allocated a room at the rear with a view of a tiny courtyard and the back door of an adjacent church and I immediately decided (perhaps unfairly) that this was most likely going to adversely affect my customer review scoring.

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5 responses to “Northern Spain – The City of Burgos

  1. I lived in Burgos for over seven months, only leaving there mid-April. It’s a lovely city with many of its delights emerging over time. I’ve written a number of posts about the city here: http://mufidahkassalias.com/tag/burgos/ (the topmost posts are less about Burgos itself, so it’s worth scrolling down and clicking on more posts to find those specifically about Burgos).

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  2. Interesting. Fierce looking guy, that El Cid. Another of those Spanish cities I’d have to get the map out for, Andrew. 🙂

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  3. Love the contrast in that last picture

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