Amador De Los Rios
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... on the return walk). I think they added a new circular senate chamber on to the back of the building which is visible from the boulevard.
We eventually found our way to Plaza de Espania and across into the adjoining park which was again fringed by tourist stands. Thankfully the Cervantes monument has been allowed to sit at the centre clear ...
... do this for awhile before the main man takes to the centre and does a few dances with the poor beast. I'll admit it doesn't sound bad at this stage and we were enjoying ourselves. Then a trumpet blow and they distract the bull while two lancers on blindfolded armoured horses make their way out. Once the bull spies the horse it's like a beacon and it charges straight at it. Horns intertwine with padded armour as the 500kg bull smashes into the horses side while at the same ...
... admitting that I did have helado for lunch a couple of times. For lunch, not with lunch. Hey – it’s gluten-free!
But really, the big thing in Sevilla for me was flamenco. Oh yes, I eyeballed the cathedral and I visited the Alcázar and its gracious gardens – but mainly I wanted to experience flamenco. And I was not disappointed. Both of the shows I went to were absolutely dazzling. The blistering guitars! The raspy, soulful singing! ...
... back to the apartment to drop everything off. I love the location of our apartment...we are within walking distance of everything center city and within a block of the metro. It's great!
Alyssa's next choice was...what every teenager would prefer to do instead of sight seeing...an amusement park! Madrid has a great park called Parque de Atracciones and we did way too many roller coasters and entirely too much spinning! We stayed about ...
... repeatedly with the spear to draw first blood. This is followed by the JV matadors inserting some kind of small, decorative stakes in the back of the bulls. This all happens before the "real" matador comes out to do his thing and eventually finish off the bull with a sword or two behind the shoulders. It was more gory than we expected, but we were expecting this to a certain degree and enjoyed the chance to experience this part of Spanish culture. Speaking of Spanish ...