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... when I’ve ridden past here on the bus to Sevilla, but I’ve never stopped to explore it.
Despite it being “oven time” I do manage to wander around the old town at the top of the hill and take my video clip in front of the beautiful cathedral at the very peak which can be seen from miles around. It looks a lot like the typical Latin American colonial era cathedral with deep red colors and simple but beautiful ...
... s breakfast today. Last night we went to the restaurant recommended by the hotel. Buzz & I always laugh when we get these recommendations saying its the hotel owner's brother's restaurant that they recommend us to and this time it was. We're eating breakfast and who walks in but the owner of the restaurant. As he heads back to the back room we figured out he owns both the hotel and the restaurant. Too funny!
Yesterday we never made it to the old town and ...
... Europe from Morocco. A fantastic sight! Also great to see was the line of beautiful horses that went by as we were queuing for entry. I think it must have been a riding school as mostly it was kids, all dressed in formal black riding gear, with adults in the classic Spanish black riding suits with flat black hats with wide brims, and the White Spanish riding school horses that Jerez is famous ...
... the bull with one knife through the shoulder blades through to the heart. This is supposed to be done with grace and skill, almost like a dance. He gets three tries and if he can't do it is booed off and the bull is humanely killed . Also, if the President , the King or whoever is sitting in the Royal box deems the fight is too cruel, they have the power to call it off. All very gorey. Don't think I could watch. Several bullfighters have been killed in this bullring also, ...
We get an early start today because we are excited to see all of the sights of Ronda. Our small walk last night merely whet the appetite. We finish up our market fruit and find ourselves climbing the old Moorish Walls that complete surround the old town. The views are incredible. Ronda is the reason digital cameras were invented. I will try and be very selective when sharing. Our first actual planned destination is The Mines starting at Casa del Rey Moro. ...