Convento La Gloria
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... I had no idea what to expect and it was a massive palace with the
most beautiful gardens. It was very morrocan looking, and was different than
anything I experienced before. I love when your traveling and you stumble upon
interesting things like that. We did a lot of walking since there is no metro
system in Sevilla. We got ice cream and walked to the Plaza de Espana. It was
the massive that was used to film a portion of Star wars. It was breath taking
and although ...
The bus ride from Faro to Seville was very scenic, passing through olive and orange groves along the way. The guy at the bus station when I arrived said I could walk to my accommodation, no problemo.....well what a delusion that turned out to be! Eventually gave in and caught a taxi and 15 minutes an 5 euros later he eventually found the street which was so tiny he couldn't drive down it. I NEVER in a million years would have found it ...
... that used to be a part of the Muslim mosque formerly on the site of the cathedral. It was built in the late 12th century and instead of stairs like the belfry in Bruges, has ramps to get to the top (much easier let me tell you). The ramps used to be for people to ride their horses to the top for whatever reason. The top of the tower provided fantastic views of the city and the surrounding countryside as well as deafening bell chiming every 15 minutes.
... Awesome....no calories in that!
Another interesting dining quirk in Spain is a service charge for alfresco dining. If you sit in the outside area of a restaurant or café, you will automatically be charged between 10 and 15% extra on top of your bill. Evidently this is a government tax to recognise the fact that you are using the public realm to make money. Even more interestingly, the alfresco areas of cafes are still packed and the inside is empty (the weather here has ...