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... and then welcome beer and olives on the way. The hotel had recommended a tapas bar around the corner so after a shower and change of clothes and checked that it was after 8pm ( nothing opens until then) we headed off to Selinas Taberna. A restaurant more than a bar with a myriad of small rooms off a large central room. We were ushered into one of these and the menu 'explained' to us along with the Córdoba specialities. Rather than tapas they ...
... church in 785, that is when the mosque was started to be built. In 1236 King Ferdinand III reconquered Cordoba and started to turn the mosque into a church. In 1523 things really got underway and an actual cathedral rose from the bowels of the mosque and today stands well above it, but surrounded by the mosque. The minaret was covered over by the larger bell tower.
I was one of the first people inside this morning so was able to get some ...
... a Catholic
Christian church once again. By King Ferdinand III in 1236 the cathedral is
regarded as one of the most accomplished monuments of Moorish architecture.
Since the early 2000s, Spanish Muslims have lobbied the Roman Catholic Church
to allow them to pray in the cathedral. This Muslim campaign has been rejected
on multiple occasions, both by the church authorities in Spain and by ...
... I don't know what we expected, but this was another amazing space with a purple tinted glass sliding panel door, the windowless cavern with the spa inside was painted a textured midnight blue with an opaque sky light high above. The experience was totally unexpected and luxurious.
Later we wander out into a sleepy mild night. On Mondays, many things are closed, this is weeks away from winter at the edge of the shoulder season. It's ...
This weekend we went to Seville and Cordoba. We left Saturday at 9am. Of course we were supposed to leave at 8, but trying to get 30 college kids to meet at the same place at the same time is like trying to get Macy to play sports. Ain't gonna happen! The bus ride was just long. It brought back memories of high school, which kept me awake for the two hours it took to ...