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Jerez Cathedral and Neighbors: Where Gumbo Was (#75)

PHeymont ·
  Frequent-solver Roderick Simpson identified Gumbo's locale as the Cathedral of Jerez, in Spain. Another frequent contributor to the solutions spotted lots of clues: Spanish garb of non-angel statues, size not huge and cathedral not wealthy...
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June 6, 2018: Hermitage of El Rocío, Andalusia

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe visits a famous Hermitage, site of Spain's largest religious pilgrimage. Be sure to read the story behind the photos.
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August 15, 2018: Puente Nuevo, Ronda, Andalusia

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe visits a memorable bridge spanning a deep gorge, with fantastic views!
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Arcos de la Frontera, Spain (Where Gumbo was #296)

DrFumblefinger ·
Gumbo was visiting the lovely Spanish Hill Town of Arcos de la Frontera in Andalusia. Wander the historic lanes and enjoy the beautiful views of the surrounding countryside.
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August 27, 2018: Cathedral of Cádiz, Andalusia

Professorabe ·
Professor Abe shares a visit to the beautiful port city of Cádiz, including its magnificent cathedral and lovely grand square.
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Re: Arcos de la Frontera, Spain (Where Gumbo was #296)

Professorabe ·
I agree completely - Arcos is well worth a visit. It lies at the edge of a mountainous area with relatively high rainfall, so you might not see as much sun as you perhaps expect in Spain. However, there are many nice places where you can shelter from a shower. Bar la Cárcel was our favourite. A word of warning: if you have a large hire car, leave it at the bottom. The streets further up are very narrow and we noticed that many local cars looked a bit like this one. Many houses and walls have...
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Re: Arcos de la Frontera, Spain (Where Gumbo was #296)

DrFumblefinger ·
Agreed, Prof Abe. While the lanes are steep at times, it's a town best explored on foot.
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