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... it—after all, I’ve seen plenty of Moroccan gardens, castles and palaces. But it’s one of those “must see” places which I feel I can’t miss. And with the long line of loud Americans standing in the hot sun waiting to get tickets, and another long line to get into the gardens, it feels more like I’m visiting Disney World. I wistfully remember just yesterday, exploring the castle of Malaga all by myself… Maybe tourists here ...
... of his in their collections. So I assumed
he was an artist from Seville during Spain’s golden age of prosperity who
specialized in paintings of fruit and vegetables and dead game. At Cartuja,
however, the walls of the refectory, old chapel, and other halls surrounding
the cloister are filled with huge religious paintings almost entirely
attributed to Cotan, an artist apparently skilled in painting more than just
watermelons, cardoons, and dead fish.
We had organised to meet Malcolm and Michelle again that night, and in the meantime we tried a couple of tapas places, but they weren't fantastic. Once we met up, we decided to go to Los Diamontes, and it really lived up to the recommendations we'd read. It was a tiny cafe, about 3 metres wide, and 5 metres long, the counter ran along 1 side, and people just crowded along that, and yelled out their orders. There were about 5 tables, but most people ...
... to the Generalife Gardens. (which were my favorite). Here's some info:
At a short distance to the east of the Alhambra, the enchantment is extended to the gardens of the Generalife, rural residence of the Emirs. The relationship between the architectural and the natural has been reversed here, where gardens and water predominate over the pavilions, summerhouses and living quarters. The massive boxwood trees, rose, carnation and gillyflower bushes, shrubs ...
... cobblestone streets with whitewashed buildings crammed together, decorated with colourful hanging baskets and ceramic tiles. Every so often you get a whiff of jasmine flowers or other exotic scents coming from doorways. Eventually we got to the Mirador San Nicolas square and were rewarded with fabulous views of the Alhambra across the valley. After spending some time enjoying the views we continued along the route and eventually got to a market that ...