Hospederia Duque San Martin Cordoba
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... the Bishop proposed a cathedral built on this site, but the people of Cordoba objected, wanting to preserve the Mosque. Charles V ordered it done, so this was the compromise - the cathedral was built in the centre of the mosque, making it the most interesting building we've seen. I suppose the good news was that it wasn't torn down. Leaving the Mezquita, we wandered along the river before catching a bus to the intercity bus station to pick up ...
... the rest of the afternoon in the Cathedral (Mesquita).
Back to the hotel for a fiesta - we have bookings for the equestrian show at the stables tonight.
It was a late night but well worth it. The horse show was wonderful and dinner in a local restaurant was a "cultural" experience.
... we had the beers. Properly oriented, we walked over the Roman bridge for shots of the Mezquita.
Time for a drink in a bar with no atmosphere and very bad olives. Went across the road to a very small spot for a night cap [4E]. It was probably 2345 but got the computer out to use the wifi in the lobby and download/cull the pix. Several of the flamenco crowd said the dancing was first rate. Around 0100, I opted for some first rate sleep.
... for the following morning's trip down to Cordoba. That 'short' nap turned into the sleep that never ended! We slept until about 3 or 4 a.m., at which time, we were wide awake while the rest of the city was in lala land.
The time difference from Denver to Spain is 8 hours, so our jet lag was to be expected because while we would otherwise be sleeping, we were now awake, and vice versa.
That first morning in Madrid, we hopped onto an early morning ...
... renowned for ancient architecture reflecting the region's diverse history. It was a real battle to find the street where the hotel was situated in.
Our GPS sent us into a maze of streets that got narrower as we plunged ahead of an ambulance trying to get to its urgent destination. When we emerged into what looked like a reasonably wide road, I asked a dental office for directions, and after a further dead-end, we parked the car and Herb went off on foot. Apparently, a ...