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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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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: Excellent meal of grilled swordfish, Arcos de la Frontera

Travel Rob ·
All your great Gumbo on the Go photos this trip sure is a reminder of how good the food is in Spain! Hope to see a few restaurant reviews coming out too from your trip!
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Re: Excellent meal of grilled swordfish, Arcos de la Frontera

DrFumblefinger ·
Thanks for the comment, Rob. There will be a few reviews and a post on food in general. This particular plate was just €10.50 and the fish was wonderful, as was the salad (terrific dressing)!
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Arcos de la Frontera

DrFumblefinger ·
Arcos de la Frontera
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Arcos de la Frontera

DrFumblefinger ·
Arcos de la Frontera
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A fine Spanish tinto wine.

DrFumblefinger ·
A fine Spanish tinto wine.
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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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