El Cortijo La Prensa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... onward ticket, but I’ll figure that out later… I head out to discover the town. Antequera does have a nice little Old Town district—although not very active in the summer midday heat. I go to check out the bullfight arena, stroll down the main street where I duck into a bar to try some of the local “tapas”. Tapas are small portions of meat, vegetables, seafood etc served either hot or cold—a good way to sample different local ...
Our apartment was in the centre of the Albayzín, the old Moorish barrio, and we had phenomenal views of the Alhambra. Later in the week the skies cleared and the snowy peaks of the Sierra Nevada revealed themselves. The Alhambra's interiors are rich and complex and beautiful, the lush gardens quietly rush with flowing water, but for me the grandeur of the Alhambra is the simplicity of its outer form, powerful geometry of its stone fortifications, and the way it sits so naturally ...
... Debod" a temple which was given to the Spanish people by Egypt in gratitude. It is 2200 years old and has been reconstructed with the original stones in one of the parks in Madrid. Wonderful hieroglyphics decorate the walls and we were given a history of the worship of this deity and the discovery of the temple. A very surprising find in the middle of Madrid. Madrid is a city of beautiful parks, lovely ...
... Donkeys used to be the main mode of transport for villagers up and down the mountain but they gradually realised that they could make more money from posing for tourist pictures than they could from working the land. Hence the Mijas donkey taxis were born. The oral histories recounted in the museum did not romanticise village life at all. Their stories were all of backbreaking work from dawn till dusk and stark poverty. ...
... world and along with the city-palace 7km outside the city, is the most important example of what is known as Caliphal art. The mosque was extended 3 times – the 1st extension being the one most affected by the construction of the cathedral. The prayer hall had over 1 000 pillars, 850 of which remain in the cathedral. We walked back to the car along the river, which is crossed by the Roman ...