Toledo – the Catholic Centre of Spain

Our plan for today – Wednesday 5 – was to take our one side-trip out of Madrid to Toledo.  The other option was a shorter trip to El Escorial – a former monastery and alternative palace for kings – but we decided that we would prefer to experience a small town with a history of art and see what we could discover.  We left home at 8.30am in plenty of time and caught our first Metro (Underground) from Grande Via (outside our front door) to the central station, Atocha Renfe.  However this morning we experienced one of those traps for young players.

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