Travel Blogs from Granada, Spain and Canary Islands

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Granada!, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada!

A travel blog entry by catedoyle

... we didn't realize was that two of the buses were doing Granada the first day, and two were doing Antequerra (a small town outside of Granada), and we switched the second day. My bus did Granada first, so we got to the hotel, had lunch, checked into our ...

Southern Spain...Sevilla, Cordoba & Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Southern Spain...Sevilla, Cordoba & Granada

A travel blog entry by alijstock

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... and black flamenco dancers or a guitar playing Spaniards to adorn their hilltops instead.  Yes, we were braving Spain again; land of bullfighting and tapas.  This time it took on a decidedly different feel. Sevilla was our first stop ...

A week of Firsts..., Granada, Spain travel blog

A week of Firsts...

A travel blog entry by kbort

... . I don't think my flamenco skills will ever reach that level but that really doesn't bothe rme :) I also experienced my first Granada Night...morning...late night... I went to a discoteca with a couple amigos and we of course got there WAY too early ...

best road trip ever, Granada, Spain travel blog

best road trip ever

A travel blog entry by kenahan.kate

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recipe for an excellent road trip: a compact fiat a gps picnics awesome destination and the ideal companion We went to visit the Alhambra twice! There was really good, wild-caught fish with grilled vegetables at a riverside restaurant in a glass ...

Las vacacciones en Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Las vacacciones en Granada

A travel blog entry by tiara

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... that way because I think you have to see this place for yourself. Después de Málaga, tomamos el autobus a Granada. Visitamos a Alhambra, tiene una historia muy intersante, puedes leerla aqui No saque muchas fotos aqui, pero quizás es mejor ...

Barbacoa, Granada, Spain travel blog

Barbacoa

A travel blog entry by kwirky250

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... we had some coffee (i had tea) and played cards. It was way fun. We played SPOONS, the card game, but since we were in spain and only had plastic forks, we played TENEDORES (tenedor = fork). So really i guess we played forks. (that never ceases to amuse ...

The Alhambra followed by Arab Baths, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

The Alhambra followed by Arab Baths

A travel blog entry by tristanellett

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... with Bec and Kent we headed off to The Alhambra and Generalife complex. This is an incredible palace/fort/garden/hotel/museum/palace and UNESCO world heritage site. The photos will do it more justice than we can here. Lots of walking but very beautiful. ...

Mariachis and Zumba, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Mariachis and Zumba

A travel blog entry by katieot73

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... ) for quite some time.  My roommate and I ran to get our host mom and all three of us stood out there freezing and watched them for a while.  They were really good and the whole experience was kind of just surreal to me. On an unrelated topic ...

Alhambra, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Alhambra

A travel blog entry by siripatana

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... nbsp;            Then we wait for  the connection flight to Madrid, and from Madrid to Granada.Have tapas for lunch at 2 o'clock in the afternoon. And then we are on the bus heading ...

The Alhambra, Granada, Spain travel blog

The Alhambra

A travel blog entry by patdes

colder than expected. it ...

Back in Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Back in Granada

A travel blog entry by kbort

Granada ...

Ronda y Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Ronda y Granada

A travel blog entry by cheenosineurope

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... and new. Two open air courtyards, marble and wooden floors. Lena showed us all the main places to go to in Granada and explained the different quarters. Quick cuppa before leaving to buy tickets for Alhambra. Christmas markets with nativity scenes created ...

The Alhambra in Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

The Alhambra in Granada

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop

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... experience dealing with in-your-face hawkers, I won’t fall for their tricks.  We did a short walking tour of Granada and I particularly liked the silk lane (a narrow lane where formerly merchants used to come to sell silk and other exotic ...

Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by jeff-sue-spain

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And so we arrived in Granada, the onetime capital of Moorish rule in Spain. We are staying in the old-town district at the base of the Alhambra palace, which is appropriate as this is our first stop on the "Christians systematically dismantle Moorish ...

La Terasca, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

La Terasca

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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... for about an hour before these masks were brought to life by the some locals.  They march down the streets of Granada with these puppet giants.  An orchestra entertained the crowd as we waited with classical spanish music.  A marching ...

Been in Granada the last 3 nights, Granada, Spain travel blog

Been in Granada the last 3 nights

A travel blog entry by dmckinnon

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... remarkable item of the Muslim, Jewish, and Christian historical legacy that makes Granada a hot spot among cultural and tourist cities in Spain. Granada is also well-known within Spain due to its prestigious university and, nowadays, wild night-life ...

Ski Touring up the peak of Veleta, Sierra Nevada, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Ski Touring up the peak of Veleta, Sierra Nevada

A travel blog entry by elperronegro

Today was a ski touring day. Granada was covered by a blanket of mist and cloud but we broke out of the cloud on approaching the ski centre. We parked at the Hoya de la Mora. A short 15 min walk took us to the snow at 2600m. We skied via Borregueilles ...

Life in Andalucía, Granada, Spain travel blog

Life in Andalucía

A travel blog entry by kwirky250

... proper, thorough tour of the history of the Albaicín and how it was the original pueblo of granada even before it was called granada. And we were told about the various changes it went through after it was conquered by the Romans and then later the ...

Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda, here we are at..., Granada, Spain travel blog

Hello Mudda, Hello Fadda, here we are at...

A travel blog entry by joeljenaturner

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Granada is a really cool city if you are a fan of schloss, especially because it was the host city to Moorish royalty for almost 300 years and has an outstanding palace up on top of the hill. The Arabs make a great castle, that is a pretty plain fact we ...

Alabaicin y Roquetas del Mar, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Alabaicin y Roquetas del Mar

A travel blog entry by mrg8920

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... who was a crook so they threw him down the street and down all the clliffs. The Cementerio is the cemetary for all of Granada. In Spain the bodies of the deceased are not embalmed so the close them up into marble coffins and rent out the coffins for a ...

Magnífica Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Magnífica Granada

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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... durante un rato largo. El tren llegó puntualmente a las 8 de la mañana a la pintoresca y céntrica estación de Granada. Bajé del tren, reservé mi regreso a Madrid para el tren nocturno (a ver si no tenía lugar) y en compañía de las ...

La Alhambra, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

La Alhambra

A travel blog entry by jill-cam

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... The hotel looked nice when we wondered in to visit the chapel. The chapel had been a Muslim sacred place before Christians conquered Granada and the conquerors kept the space as sacred. There were a number of museums in the area too. We visited one ...

Tapas in Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Tapas in Granada

A travel blog entry by katevoss

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... , a toastie and a burger and chips (all for the price of a drink each which was 2.20 each!).  Needless to say I love Granada and its tapas already.  After 'dinner' we wandered up to the old town which was so cute with tall buildings and cobbled ...

Day Twenty-Four (Creating a smooth transition), Granada, Spain travel blog

Day Twenty-Four (Creating a smooth transition)

A travel blog entry by slog

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... one of the many venues in town offering a flamenco experience. I get the impression flamenco is a primary product of the south of Spain and although we'd seen a show in Madrid, J was keen to taste some more. We did a latish meal (having already ...

Uber Cool Madrid to Grand Granada, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Uber Cool Madrid to Grand Granada

A travel blog entry by brownsltd

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Having enjoyed our time in Morocco so much we were really pleased that we were continuing on to Spain and not going straight home, for it gave us another adventure to look forward to. Having organised a hire car our plan we simply to head south and ...

Week Two!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Week Two!

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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... several Corpus Christi events happening. Most will be held just outside the city. Things like bull fighting, flamenco dancers, music and more. Hopefully I'll get a chance to travel on the outskirts to attend these events. I made dinner tonight and ...

Snow-where to go ......!, Granada, Spain travel blog

Snow-where to go ......!

A travel blog entry by signsoflife

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Well we didn´t expect to be writing this entry!  Left Orgiva, passed back through Granada and picked up the road to Murcia on the coast and for the next 8 hours we endured a white-knuckle ride through the worst snow we had ever seen.  The ...

on our way to the final city of our trip, Granada, Spain travel blog

on our way to the final city of our trip

A travel blog entry by karyn512

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We got up early to get to the bus station in time for the 9:00 bus to Granada.  We had time, so we grabbed a coffee and some sort of local danish (not churros but I saw them afterward) for breakfast.  The trip took 2 1/2 hours and it brought us ...

Spain 3 - Portugal 0, Granada, Spain travel blog

Spain 3 - Portugal 0

A travel blog entry by signsoflife

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... height barrier with 2.2m on it and we quite like Daisy's high roof!  So we headed off out of the place and hit the road to Granada - didn't that old geezer from Dads Army, Clive whatshisname, sing a song called Granada, Granada we love you? (sorry ...

It´s like being back home ....., La Herradura, Spain travel blog

It´s like being back home .....

A travel blog entry by signsoflife

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The rain in Spain falls mainly ..... on Daisy!  It´s been pouring down since 2am this morning and at 11.00am it´s still going - think Rob´s legs will be staying covered up today (oh well, every cloud has a silver lining!).  There was also ...

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