Casas Rurales El Arranca
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A Spanish Folk Festival in an old Spanish Finca (country house)...... What could be more authentic? Well, it would be authentic if it were a Spanish Folk Festival and not some English guy singing ole 80's tunes surrounded by Spanish folk, instead of a bunch of ole (old!) English couples, eating Tapas instead of lamb roast and vegetables. Well, I did talk it up, I must admit......and we were let down terribly! Lol No not really. Shazza and I sang to every song. Treisha surfed the net on ...
... and not being spanish enough we parked at that level and walked UP. After getting to the top the woman at the ticket office said it would have been fine given quiet. It was a bit different as it had been set up to mimic castle life - in places.
As both of us have joints feeling more of the regular walking and climbing we are assuring ourselves that it is improving things. Now to cut down the nice food and ...
After a good nights sleep, we are heading East towards our next stop.
Most of the way is easy going, but after Alhama de Murcia, the road becomes a bit hairy. I am normally not fazed by such things, but, this is a bit special.
Eventually, after about four miles of hairpins, big drops(hence, no photographs, ...
Wednesday, turns out to be yet another Bank Holiday in Spain!, that is two this week.
We head off for a rather spectacular drive through the mountains.
We bypass Granada and head alongside the Sierra Nevada mountains, still snow capped.
... castle is high on a hill than dominates Granada. Giving in to time restraints (and not wanting to wear myself out so early in the day), I catch the Number 30 bus at Plaza Nueve in the heart of the old city to make the run up the hill to the complex entrance. This is one of Spain's most popular attractions with 20-million visitors a year! From at least April through September, it's impossible to get in without a reservation, but luckily, they have a ...