Hotel Fuerte Grazalema
Travel Blogs from Grazalema
... to the car and drive back to Nico and Riet's house. They had already prepared a BBQ and we got the table ready to have dinner. It was great to spend our last evening together and talk till late. They're real nice people and in some way I feel so at home with them. The feelings of my early youth are real strong even if I was so small, the accent of Rotterdam and the way they behave has a real impact on me !! I feel real close to them ! 7th We had ...
... doesn't leave until 5:30pm. Weather still delightful - about 25 degrees. Train trip was very pleasant - 2nd class seats but very comfortable and clean. A great way to see the countryside. Again there were miles and miles of olive trees, and we have had some delicious olive oil in Spain, as you would expect. Needless to say there ...
... strength of this mishap and needless to say we all agreed!! We then explored Ronda, a delightful town with a population of about 37,000. Spectacular scenery. Andrew was not feeling great at this stage so decided not to have tapas and I went out in sympathy with him. Bruce, Di and Nick found this little place and thought it was the best tapas so far. ...
... morning train by 10 mins , next one 3 hours away - would have to come back as soon as we got there so decided against. Walked across "new bridge " (Puerto Nuovo - built in 1793 after 2 previous attempts collapsed) to the old city , visited Casa del Ramon - mansion owned by some "Grandee" from times past. Walls totally covered with tapestries and an another amazing garden!
Guy found a path to walk down under the bridge - too steep for ...
... and grape vines overhead - one of only 2 hotels inside the Alhambra - the other one being upmarket and very formal. We liked ours better.
The Alhambra is a collection of Moorish palaces built in 900AD ,complete with fort, to keep out the marauding Christians. It is all inside a high wall. Obviously it still wasn't secure as it got taken over by them in the 15th century. Other than the 2 hotels, a church and one of the later added palaces which is now an ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
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