Travel Blogs from Granada, Spain and Canary Islands

Sort by Newest Best first

Moorish Spain, Granada, Spain travel blog

Moorish Spain

A travel blog entry by -thegrandtour-

3
2

... . It's aptly named because During sunset it glows like a large red block. It is a large palace complex that sits on a hill in granada, and it is like a city within a city. The city if granada has walls, and within this walls is the Alhambra which also has ...

Wait, are we in Morocco?, Granada, Spain travel blog

Wait, are we in Morocco?

A travel blog entry by valaryr

2
58

... problem you could possibly need to cure! Wouldn't it be cool if medicine was actually that easy? Then we wandered around Granada's many squares and did some shopping. I bought a pair of earrings and a little clutch bag and Adrienne bought a necklace. ...

Tapas, Tapas, Tapas!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Tapas, Tapas, Tapas!

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

1

... fir tapas. It is a very comon thing here as they are inexpensive and tasty. Tomorrow, I'm going to spend some time and take some photos of Granada.  I'm going to also try and book the Alhambra for later this week.  It's a fascinating place and I ...

Tales of the Alhambra, Granada, Spain travel blog

Tales of the Alhambra

A travel blog entry by chrisandpaula

3

... , it's been one building site after another all the way down the coast from France, but today we were coverted! Granada is a beautiful city and together with the Alhambra a lovely place in which to lose yourself. If you can cope with the maniac bus ...

Nature Oh how I have missed thee!, Búbion, Spain travel blog

Nature Oh how I have missed thee!

A travel blog entry by kbort

... my program and my host sister to a cool little town in the mountains called Bubion. It is a part of the Alpujarras region near Granada. When I say little, just to put it in perspective, we are talkin 300ish people and 4 roads :) Well there were a few more ...

Top 10 hostel - NOT!, Granada, Spain travel blog

Top 10 hostel - NOT!

A travel blog entry by tokyo_cate

... year) and the Alhambra was then used as a Christian stronghold and other buildings added to it. It's very big and sits up on a hill above the city of Granada (I keep typing Grandad...hee hee hee). Because I didn't need to be up early I stayed in bed ...

Aug 31, 2009, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Aug 31, 2009

A travel blog entry by norabrock

76

Can't believe it's the last day., Granada, Spain travel blog

Can't believe it's the last day.

A travel blog entry by karyn512

1
4

... you!  The Partal Gardens were next - formal gardens attached to the palaces which were very cool.  Again, lots of fountains and nice walkways.  I never realized how much I like this sort of place - maybe I'll have to come up with something ...

the journey to visit the Alhambra, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

the journey to visit the Alhambra

A travel blog entry by j.mccrary

3

... Spanish to explain my predicament to him. He eventually conveyed to me that his friends were picking him up to take him close to Granada and that I could get a ride. We waited until 3 in the morning and finally his friends arrived. I used more of my ...

Een verjaardag in Granada, 15-09-2006, Granada, Spain travel blog

Een verjaardag in Granada, 15-09-2006

A travel blog entry by sylviaenjeroen

4

... broer Fons op de bus hebben afgezet staan we de volgende dag opnieuw in het busstation voor twee kaartjes om met de snelbus naar Granada te gaan. Het is een idee van Sylvia om daar mijn verjaardag door te brengen en ondermeer het Alhambra te bezoeken. Van ...

First field trip!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

First field trip!

A travel blog entry by deena.cowans

12

... went back to meet with the group, where we headed off to tour the royal cathedral and old city of Granada. Having not yet used my camera in Spain, I was pretty psyched to start taking pictures, and ended up taking about 200 of the church alone. Might ...

You say Granita, I say Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

You say Granita, I say Granada

A travel blog entry by woundedsoldier

2

What a painfully cringe title. Well, I havent spoken English in a while, or any other language for that matter. Im fluent in mime. Entry ...

More Updates!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

More Updates!

A travel blog entry by sarahmrue

1

... ? Maybe if you live in Spain! Last night everyone from the CSU group met up for pizza and we watched the soccer game between the US and Spain! It was really fun. Too bad we lost! :( Oh well! I posted a bunch of pictures up on dropshots! There are even ...

Another Relaxing Day, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Another Relaxing Day

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

1

... , understanding only the odd word. A stray dog just roamed through the restaurant patio, walked right into the restaurant, had a few sniffs and strolled his way out. There are so many stray cats and dogs here. I'm not sure if the owners just let them ...

Granada beautiful old city surrounded by Mountains, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada beautiful old city surrounded by Mountains

A travel blog entry by wheresindi

16

... , Sacromento (which is the part of town we stayed in and has lots of houses in caves cut into the rock) and the Plaza Nueva/Santa Ana area. Granada holds on to the old tradition of tapas more than other spanish cities. They still happen here in their ...

Flight 3 of 3 London to Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Flight 3 of 3 London to Granada

A travel blog entry by kbort

1
2

... to try to bring the Peanut butter through security. I bought it for $1 in Edin. because it costs around 7 for a small container in Granada.Needless to say security was forced to dig through my bag and remove it. I figured pointing out it was not a liquid ...

Another Week of Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Another Week of Granada

A travel blog entry by kbort

HEllo All! Another week in Granada and what a week it has been. I signed up for a Flamenco dance class which is lots of fun. I need to practice... The teacher is very nice and she talks nonstop so it is a good listening opportunity as well. I still ...

Granada, a must see if visiting Spain, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada, a must see if visiting Spain

A travel blog entry by sini2014

1
52

On Saturday,  May 30th, we packed up and headed for Granada.  This was going to be a fairly short and easy ride.  We jumped on the freeway for about 30 miles when Sini found a nice curvy 2 lane road that would not add too many miles. The 2 ...

Granada, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by beagui

Granada ...

Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by ericrg

1
14

... Afterwards we struggled with more transportation issues. We have realized that there are almost no trains that run through the south of Spain and we were unable to get from Grenada to Valencia like we planned. This forced us to make the decision to ...

Michelle's birthday to Salobrena Beach in Spain, Granada, Spain travel blog

Michelle's birthday to Salobrena Beach in Spain

A travel blog entry by tristanellett

5

... and it was a stunning pebble beach! We spent a massive 6 euro ($9AUD) on sun lounges so were able to spend hours relaxing and doing very little. After a beautiful seafood dinner on the beach we RAN to the bus stop in time for the 9:15PM bus home. ...

I made it to Granada!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

I made it to Granada!

A travel blog entry by sarahmrue

2

So we made it to Granada, met our host families and are getting to know the city. It is SO beautiful with tons of history and a lot of character. Yesterday we visited the Alhambra. It is this huge castle/ fortress that was built by the Muslims like 1500 ...

Erotic Love Poetry in the Alhambra, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Erotic Love Poetry in the Alhambra

A travel blog entry by shneer

2

... and its main tourist site, the Alhambra, is an impressive mini-city/fortress that protected the Muslim state of Granada until 1492 when Isabella and Ferdinand's army finally conquered the city.  The story of the Alhambra is much more about Arab ...

Granada and the Alhambra, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada and the Alhambra

A travel blog entry by irenan

50

... ;with almost ripe fruit - not surprising since the very name of the city comes from Spanish word "granada" which means "pomegranate"...the city seemed charming and lively, and I wished we could stay longer...but - like the majority of visitors - ...

Greetings from Granada!, Granada, Spain travel blog

Greetings from Granada!

A travel blog entry by bloomingnova

37

... the royal palace of Granada. When Isabella and Ferdinand joined their two kingdoms (which would ultimately form Spain) they desired the capital to be Granada. We walked through the gardens, which were so romantic even though the flowers weren't budding ...

Granada here I come!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Granada here I come!

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

... have a good schedule for my Spanish course. Preferably, morning class, then the rest of the day will be for me to enjoy and discover Granada. If I recall, my first train ride was when I was 23 in Stratford, Ontario. I know, I was deprived but it was ...

Of gypsy paths, sunsets and terrace parties., Granada, Spain travel blog

Of gypsy paths, sunsets and terrace parties.

A travel blog entry by eithne

2
5

Will be ...

free tapas?!?!, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

free tapas?!?!

A travel blog entry by yhuang82

46

... turned out to be my roommate in granada! so awesome to run into her again... Of course the must see thing in Granada is the alhambra which is "one of the greatest accomplishments of Islamic art and architecture" according to my lonely planet ...

Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by tenvols

5
2

July 7, 2005--Granada, Spain Just wanted to let everyone know that we arrived in Granada yesterday afternoon. There was not much to do last night as it was pretty late when we got started; however, we did go through the Cathedral of Granada. When ...

Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Granada

A travel blog entry by travelbrooks

3
9

... we went into the remaining buildings, but none were nearly as impressive as the palace. There is a fortified tower which overlooks Granada and the surrounding hills. As we had satisfied our thirst for Moorish architecture and it was getting hot we headed ...

Sort by Newest Best first