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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 ...
... back behind the altar. Those stairs allow access to a small room behind the altar which, during services, is where the monks sit separate from the congregants. The monks access the room by their own separate stairs.
Lastly I went to the Palacio Ferrerya. Originally built in 1914 as a private residence (or rather a private mansion) it is now a fine arts museum.
That made for a pretty full day and I headed for home for dinner and bed.
... br> song it was! All the packed instuments were unpacked + by the looks of
things the party was only started! Oh ya, half way through our first
drinks, we realised we had gate crashed some auld fellas birthday! Oh
well! Once the sing song got going, there was no stopping them!
Obviously, the songs were all in spanish, so we didn`t understand the,
but the music was savage! Argentinian folk music is very similair to
Irish trad, except the play ...
... wrong. But at least we were able to walk a lot and kill some time as we waited for our overnight bus trip to Cordoba.
The bus journey was long and tiring and we didn't get much sleep. Similar to being on a plane there were a bunch of TV screens showing music videos and films etc. But unlike on a plane where you have a choice if you want to plug headphones in if you want to listen, on the bus the volume was turned up high so that everyone could hear ...
... up, showered, walked around the city which felt more like a ghost town, found a grocery store and bought a bunch of food to make for the next couple days. We came back and chilled and sweet Hannah made a delicious chicken stuffed with spinach, onions and cheese and corn on the cob.
The next day we had planned a hike. We woke up early and walked to the bus station because we had to take an hour bus out of town. Except that by the time we got there, we had missed the bus by ...