Travel Blogs from Granada, Spain and Canary Islands

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

Aug 31, 2009

A travel blog entry by norabrock

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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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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... 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

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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

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... ? 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

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... , 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

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... , 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

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... 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, 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

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... 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 ...

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

I made it to Granada!

A travel blog entry by sarahmrue

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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

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... 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

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... ;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

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... 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

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Will be ...

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

free tapas?!?!

A travel blog entry by yhuang82

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... 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

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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

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... 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 ...

Granada( 2 nights)+ Alhambra, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Granada( 2 nights)+ Alhambra

A travel blog entry by toyzzar

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Granada is worth seeing and ...

Going Granada, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Going Granada

A travel blog entry by mavsqb1

... 1.50 euro beer and get little appetizers.  Get 4 drinks and you get four appetizers (4 is the cut off - for Tapas that is).  Spain, Granada at least, I found to be cheaper than Italy in general but especially when you can go out and only pay for drinks, ...

Flamenco & Fair, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Flamenco & Fair

A travel blog entry by tpelaia

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... the women who work at the residence, to go to watch the flamenco dancing at the Corpus Christi fair here in Granada.  She was going to leave at midnight and I was hesitant as I wasn´t sure how long they were going to stay out.  She assured me ...

Mysteries of the Alhambra, Granada, Spain travel blog

Mysteries of the Alhambra

A travel blog entry by clandybar

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... and puppies. In terms of the hippie youth scene, it is a lot like the 'Nelson, British Columbia' of Spain (a cultural reference for my friends and family in Canada). So on Monday morning we got up bright and early to hike up the hill to ...

Graaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanada!, Granada, Spain travel blog

Graaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaanada!

A travel blog entry by mexican_chilli

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... se porque, tal vez es solo la imagen que se ha creado dentro de mi cabeza debido a todo lo qeu escucho y veo en mexico. Granada otra ciudad de reencuentro con amigos, o mas bien con Alma una amiga de Guadalajra, la cual solo vimos como una hora, ...

He Llegado!, Granada, Spain travel blog

He Llegado!

A travel blog entry by kbort

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... in mexico didnthelp me with that an neither did my  college profs soooo I need to learn it now.... I love the townof granada it is fairly small and very pretty. We did a walking tour through part of it and looked at some of the great views and the ...

Spain 3- Granada, Granada, Spain travel blog

Spain 3- Granada

A travel blog entry by fminonne

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... who had just arrived from the Granada airport.  The three of us went down to the bar together and I ordered a sangria, because I was in Spain and had to have it at least once.  It wasn't bad.  The three of us talked for a bit, then they ...

Granada Update, Granada, Spain and Canary Islands travel blog

Granada Update

A travel blog entry by sarahmrue

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    So I thought I would fill everyone in on what I've been up to and what Granada is like! I really like the city. It is full of old buildings and really cool stores. There are little cafes everywhere and you can walk to pretty much ...

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