Exe Isla Cartuja
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It's 4pm and everyone has come back for a siesta - it was so hot (43 degrees) that everyone lost steam and we had to come home. We had many beer and drinks stops along the way.... oh AND toilet stops with all the drinking!!! One of our last stops before going home for a rest was the Plaze de Espana - wow what a sight - it enveloped the whole square and looked majestic!
Ladies are ...
... A little bonus, this was used in 2 of the Star Wars films...sadly, it was 2 bad ones, episode I and II. But it was still quite amazing. We spent a lot of time walking around and looking at the intricate work all over the building. The colors and designs were endless and it was easy to spend time looking at it and walking around. And if you got bored of the building, there was a fountain in the middle that people were walking ...
... of a couple of times!
I went out on Saturday night with Eva Polansky, a university student from Poland working at the cafe and her neighbor and friend Alejandro. We had a wonderful time drinking beers in the plazas and enjoying the free tapas (small plates) that come with every beer. Later we went to some clubs and danced until about 5am when things began to close.
Due to the frequency of siestas in Spain, the day is much longer ...
... la Macarena, with her sparkling tears. It was very interesting to learn more about Holy Week and the different floats and treasures.
Iglesia del Salvador was very pretty - it has recently been refurbished so everything was shiny and new-looking. It is also fairly bright inside, unlike the cathedral, which is very dark. The great thing about Iglesia del Salvador is that we had it almost to ourselves. The cathedral was also very impressive (more due to ...
... and I think everyone was hiding inside. Plus I think there was a football/soccer match on. Anyways, the streets were dead and it was all a bit boring wandering around the Santa Cruz district and others. Good time to find a cafe and relax a bit. I even tracked down a cinema to watch a movie, but it too was closed. I’d booked a 7:30 pm flamenco show so hung around this part of town until then. The show was attached to a museum and only went for an hour ...