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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
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... got up early on Friday morning to head to Granada, which was about three hours away by bus. As we approached the city, we came in range of the Sierra Nevada, the tallest mountain range in continental Spain. Although it was about 50 degrees Fahrenheit when we arrived, the tops of the mountains surrounding the city were white snow! It was my first glimpse of snow this year and it was definitely beautiful. We checked into the new hotel, had a couple hours of free time to ...
... the food is delicious. For main course Fraser had stewed bull’s tail and I had sea bass and chorizo tagliatelle. It was gorgeous. The main attraction though was the view from our table; we sat looking straight across the Albaicin valley at the Alhambra that was lit up. As we hadn’t booked we were extremely lucky to get a terrace seat with the view as many reviews said they were not able to but it ended up being a perfect end to our day and a great way to finish our stay in ...
One last story, this time about the fountain with the lions (see picture). Apparently the Moors built this fountain such that it operated like a clock. Water only came out of the mouth of one lion at a time (unlike now where the water flows from the mouth of all 12 lions all the time). In the time of the Moors, at the top of the hour the water flow would change from the mouth of one lion to the mouth of the next lion. When ...
... resemble the sights of an oasis. The arches and columns represented/mimicked the look of the palm trees that surrounded the oasis. Water, in the form of fountains usually, is always incorporated as the center of life, along with orange trees. The Alhambra as a whole is meant to resemble a center of refuge and protection for the Sultan and his people. We also got to visit the summer home of the Sultans/Kings called el Generalife. Though much smaller, this ...
... often in the 40's but there was a neighbours pool we had use of which was a luxury.
The town itself was home to 4000 people and had 43 bars many of which we spent some time in during our stay! Lots of tapas and beer were had and a chance top catch up with some of our new friends. Such good people seemed really pleased we were spending some time in there home town.
Lozza the Aussie was due to head back ...