Casa Nina Maria
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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We awoke just in time for breakfast and check out, with a whole day of sunshine ahead. It took us ages to get moving due to having to book various things etc (Axel who was very eager for the beach took it very well) but eventually we made our way to the second beach, one me and you hadn't been to yet. This beach was not unlike the first, but had much more impressive rock formations and was ...
... dragging it out of the arena by horses. It's an understatement to say that the bull fight is as much about tradition, pomp and circumstance and style as it is fighting. It was very systematic. During each fight, the bull was initially tired out by 3-4 "JV matadors" who were also quite good. Then, armored horses were brought out with their riders holding long spear-like weapons. This is the first time they weaken the bull. When the bull charges the horse, the rider pokes ...
... Although slightly creepy, it was an amazing feeling to be in the presence of so many of the powerful people I have been studying about all semester.
The library of the Escorial was definitely the most impressive library I had ever sat foot in. It holds collections from all over the world in many languages. Its oldest book is from the 5th century roman times! Behind the Vatican, it is the library with the most precious collection in the world!
... in times of need. In a relatively short time our hotel comes into view like a beacon on the horizon.
An hours rest is all we need to recover enough energy to go locally to a café/bar (everyone sells alcohol) where we get a caffeine hit for endurance, then an alcohol hit for a relaxant. We sip sangria, gobble green olives and watch the Spanish world go by from our tree-lined pavement table whist also ...
Just stopped for a look around outside in the gardens - the Monastery is now a school. Very hot - looking rather touristy in our shorts, T-shirts and sandals when the locals are all wrapped up in jeans, shirts and jackets!