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Travel Blogs from Cordoba
Ahh, Cordoba, where to begin.
Without a doubt my favourite city so far, it has everything you need (that I need...), culture as well as a great nightlife! Which can be expected from a city of 300,000 plus students! Our visit was brief and so we allowed ourselves very little sleep. I got back from the club at 10am and after a few hours of precious rest made my way straight onto the walking tour, the guide/hostel manager/ historian managed to keep me ...
... intentionally as a statement to symbolize human imperfection.
It's also interesting to note that the usual carvings of saints on the facade are all being supported by obviously struggling men. These symbols are Atleses struggling to hold up the spiritual weight of the religious figures above them.
The Capuchin order lives in solitude so if you look carefully at the pictures of the front of the church you may notice stairs ...
... of the bars to have live music, but it was all dance
music! So we had a drink or 2 + decided to cut our sticks! We were on
the way back to the hostel, when I heard some music coming out of a bar
down a side street! Nothing would do me, only go for a look! In we went I got a cup of tea + Broc a beer + we settled into listening
to the music! After 2 songs, the band finished up, raging! We were
nearly finished our drinks when a sing song started up + a ...
... floating in it than water. And the rubbish "theme" flowed out into the rest of the park too. Clearly it had once been a much loved place with a rose garden (now barron), a rowing club (now closed as rowing has been made impossible in the lake due to the amount of rubbish floating in it), a golf course (now parched brown) and a few little cafes (now mostly boarded up and vandalised). Suffice to say we were pretty disappointed and felt that the guide book had ...
... or butt in on their plans. So I just took it all as it came and for the most part it has seemed to work out. Aside from the fact weve now been here 4 days and havent done much of anything, other than what felt like a lottttt of walking around in the heat.
The first day we got here at 8am in the morning, but the girls had such a ****** sleep, they wanted to sleep all afternoon and didnt get up til 4pm. So, I slept too, cause what else am I gonna do on a Sunday? After that ...