Travel Blogs from Córdoba
... ask him where we could park, but all we got was ,'Salida!' - so we did!!
So much for Merida! - although we had seen signs for a campsite - Camping Merida, which is not in the books, so perhaps they have a municipal which they want people to use instead of the Aire.
Once we left Merida we entered a very fertile area with vines and olive trees as far as the eye could see. Very ...
... what seemed like pulled pork and stir fry.
and to wind down the crazy excitement, i came home and took a nap. i only planned on sleeping for about 45 minutes, but i got a full 3 hours. (oops).
anyways, i am really enjoying everything that this amazing country has to offer. There should be a new blog post tomorrow or moray, explaining the wondrous details of Sevilla, Spain, scheduled for exploration tomorrow.
The big attraction of Cordoba is the Mezquita, a mosque turned cathedral. We paid up the entrance fee and headed inside. It really is unlike anything else around with such a clash of cultures making up one building. Around the outside are all the Moorish arches and mosaics; in the middle is the cross shaped area of Catholic Church filled with expensive looking jewels and furniture. The cathedral inside the mosque ...
If it wasn't so ridiculously hot, Cordoba would be my favourite place we have visited so far. When I say hot, I mean HOT - the two full days we spent here were around 43 degrees - too hot for 'sightseeing' - endless amounts of walking and admiring sweltering old castles (what do you mean they didn't have aircon in the 13th century?!). Even TripAdvisor (which we consulted after we already got there) advised against visiting in July and ...
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**Amazing. Easy read. I recommend it to everyone looking for that perfect summer read. Or fall read. Anytime, really. Just read it!
3) "Catching Fire" by Suzanne Collins
**The second book in "The Hunger Games" series. ...