Sunset
The warm glow of the setting sun over the historic city of Toledo, Spain.

The following post is one that has been sitting sans text in my Draft folder for well over a year, and was only recently rediscovered while making some upgrades to my website. It features a collection of photos taken during our time in the Unesco World Heritage city of Toledo, Spain during May 2017.

Located in the region of Castile-La Mancha, Toledo is located just an hour south of Madrid and is popular day trip from the capital, though we did spend a couple of nights here as we felt there were plenty of places of interest.

One of the main highlights for us was seeing the Alcázar, an imposing stone fortification on the hill that’s pretty hard to miss if you visit! The structure is now home to the regional library as well as the Museum of the Army.

Toledo sunset
Toledo sunset, as viewed from the Parador de Toledo.

On the first morning of our stay we woke to stormy clouds, thunder and lightning. I was a bit bummed to have missed capturing the lightning while setting up the camera, though the view even without the drama in the sky was pretty spectacular.

Early morning view of the Alcázar
Early morning view of the Alcázar.
Postcards for sale, Toledo city
Postcards for sale, Toledo city.
A father and child moment
A father and child moment.

Architecture in Toledo

Gothic architecture in Toledo
Gothic architecture in Toledo.
Man walks past the side door of the Cathedral of Toledo
Man walks past the side door of the Cathedral of Toledo.
Admiring the street art in Toledo
Admiring the street art in Toledo.

Castle on a hill...the Alcázar of Toledo

Castle on a hill...the Alcázar of Toledo
The fortress on a hill…the Alcázar of Toledo.

Evening view of the Alcázar of Toledo

Evening view of the Alcázar of Toledo
Evening views of the Alcázar of Toledo.

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