Travel Blogs from Alora
... unpacked and aimed to set off the next day. The site owner (camp commandant) was as miserably hostile as ever but had kept our van safe and sound which was the main thing but we decided not to hang around the next day. A tremendous thunderstorm stared during the night and continued until the next morning which knocked out the Internet at the site. We were therefore unable to pay by card so I walked to the ATM around ...
... Everyone with Spanish citizenship can vote during the 4-year elections. However: not every vote is equal. It turns out that small provinces in Spain are overrepresented in the government in such a ridiculous way that a vote from a person in Soria has 3 times as much power as a vote from someone in Madrid. It makes me think of certain quotes where ´all votes are equal, but some more than others´, ...
... meatballs, Spanish Omelet and potatoes with a spicy sauce. And of course, some lovely little liqueur at the end. I think work would be much better if we had a lunch like that and finished with the liqueur.
Planning a quiet night since we have to be on the bus for Granada at 0630.
... are lovely in a way that Christian churches are not. Even though they are ornate, they retain a lightness and ethereal beauty that Christian churches lose with their elaborate decoration. The Alhambra is an entire complex set into the side of the hill, it holds palaces, the fortress and a planted wood complete with nightingales. The layout is simple and while the exterior of the buildings are plain, the interiors are decorative and beautiful. ...
... and said that we didn't need to pay for the pubcrawl again... but we just needed to pay a 2euro entry price. Done Deal.
So Camille and I bought some life into the rather dead pubcrawl and had a crazy night staying out far to late considering we had to be up rather early to fly back to France...
But hey... when in Spain.. do as the Spanish do right?!
I will be back!
Other places to stay in Alora
Apartado de Correos 47, Alora | B&B
- Great place to relax
- Wonderful Holiday
- Switch off, chill out