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... from being the center of the sherry producing region to producing
Spain’s best fighting bulls, from the origins of Flamenco in its significant
Gypsy population to the center of Andalusian equestrianism.
That makes Jerez sound like a very interesting place, but I
actually found the city and its monuments to be somewhat disappointing. Maybe I
would have been more impressed with its narrow streets and small plazas,
cathedral and Muslim-era Alcazar had I not ...
... lots of little pedestrian-only streets that are confusing on a map. I got so lost and hadnīt walked more than a quarter mile away from the apartment Iīm staying in. I probably walked over a mile to figure out I went in a big circle. The best way to get to know a place is to get lost as soon as possible, which is pretty much my motto whenever I travel.
My first impression of Jerez was that it was full of old people. I decided this was due to the creepy merry-go-round in the ...
We have been busy visiting Portugal, Porto to taste some port and the most beautiful wine region I have ever been to the Douro Valley. Also Lagos in the Algarve so Anna could go to the beach; and southern Spain. I also had a bit of food poisoning on a five hour bus ride to Seville vomiting into a Nalgene bottle. (I no longer ...
... on their second day. After a smiling conversation about the coincidence, we leave them to catch up their daughter, who has been working in Jerez for the past year, while we enjoy our swim, followed by sherry aperitif (what else can you ask for in Jerez?) and evening meal.
Next day we set off to walk to the Sandeman bodega, which is just around the corner, according to the map kindly provided by our hotel. Jerez is a ...
... a sign explaining this).
One of the tunnels had automatic lights and was fairly well lit and we were cycling along at a good pace when all of a sudden the lights went out. It was pitch black since we were in the middle of the tunnel and we couldn't see either end. I slammed on my brakes and got off the bike. I started walking forward, but bumped into a wall because I couldn't see a single thing. Ron used the torch app on his iphone to make a little light and we ...