Hotel Trh Alcora
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... Robles which was recommended to me by my friend Gaby. Posh restaurant! The food and drink were amazing; however, the service was weak. Saying that they serve the biggest and best G&T! (I dedicated that G& T to Gaby!) Another place we frequented and I mean you must go---It was in Trianna (across the bridge from Seville)…. Los Golondrinas- THE BEST FOOD in town! The place was a little dodgy as far as atmosphere but if you took the ...
... walking around Sevilla and be all touristy and whatnot. We started by walking a little through Nervion, the barrio we live in, and then continued on to the city center. Once in the center, we simultaneously shopped and took pictures. We even ended up in a church processional through the streets. There was a marching band (yeah, they have those here...) playing dramatic music through the streets following a holy shrine type of float. ...
WARNING: THE PICTURES AND DESCRIPTIONS IN THE ENTRY GRAPHICALLY SHOW/EXPLAIN THE DEATH OF A BULL.
I think this is my hardest entry to write.
Bullfighting is a national and cultural pastime of Spain. It is considered a sport, with great elegance and beauty. Matadors and the bulls they fight alike are revered for their courage and strength.
I know that.
I can appreciate that.
But I cannot, cannot enjoy watching ...
... show, with singing, guitar and really fabulous dancing. Made us feel as if we were sitting in a small square in 19th century Spain watching the locals do their things. Very special.
Getting "home" last night was an effort that took all four of us..plus two GPS's....but we finally made it throught the narrow streets of Carmona and up the hill to the parador and to bed. There is more to that story but we'll save it until we see you in person!
... on to see the areas where they bring in the bulls and also the chapel for the bull fighters, particularly the matador to say their prayers before the game.
We found all of the information very interesting particularly about a matador who was killed in the ring and the bull was killed along with its mother. It ...
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