El Cielo de Canar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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The drive from Alicante to Granada saw a real change in landscape, we had seen acres of olive groves and orange trees when we drove to Alicante and the soil was quite red which reminded us of Australia. As we have headed south it has become more arid and rocky, and we have seen a lot of table grapes, pomegranates, still some citrus and summer fruit too. The soil looks like nothing would grow in it but it still obviously ...
... than in the UK. It just sort of crept up nicely with the lights in the town going up at the beginning of December and then Christmas trees appearing here and there. Gareth was trying his best to be Mr Miserable and insistent that I buy minimum decorations, bleating on about the,'expensive M&S tree," I bought last year that is currently locked away in storage. I was adamant however that with two little people in the house, I refused to be the house that Christmas ...
... the road again and on to Granada to visit the magnificent Alhambra Palace and fortress complex. The decoration consists, as a rule, of Arabic inscriptions that are manipulated into sacred geometrical patterns wrought into arabesques. Painted tiles are largely used as panelling for the walls. The palace complex is designed in the Mudéjar style, which is characteristic of western elements reinterpreted into Islamic forms and widely popular during ...
... was lovely and by the end of the tour we felt a wee bit tipsy and very happy.
The rest of our days in Granada we made sure we got lots of tapas in, lots of tinto de verano (red wine with lemonade) and lots of chocolate Caliente.
I bought some multicoloured knitted slippers that lots of the street stalls were selling as somewhere along the way I had lost one of mine and the floors were pretty cold in our cave.
We loved our stay in Granada.
... for his new young wife's son. The scheme didn't work though, as one son survived, Boabdil, and he went on to inherit the throne, the last Moorish sultan to rule before Granada fell to the Christians. There is a beautiful fountain with twelve lions which used to function as a clock, with a different lion spouting water each hour, a gift from the Jewish community to the sultan. Rumour has it that after the conquest ...