Hotel M.A. San Gabriel
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Granada was another quick overnight stop, in fact so quick if we'd blinked we might have missed it. Tony had booked tickets online for a guided tour through Alhambra on the afternoon we arrived and that proved to be well worth the money spent. Alhambra is a Moorish palace and fortress that was originally constructed in 889 and ...
... you how hot it was waiting for our allotted time slot. Drank lots of water,tried to find some shade and just sat until 1.45. Queued up and right on 2 we were allowed in . It is certainly a magical place rooms lead on from one another all beautifully decorated with plaster and tile. Rooms lead onto patios where the play of water and light is mesmerizing. It is not overpowering like say Fontainbleu or Schoenbrun but quite modest in the size ...
... It is apparently a well preserved example of "a city within a city". Tourists are advised to book tickets in advance but since we didn't, we will go early (7am) to the ticket office and hope to score tickets as we're told there will be some available on first come/first served basis. Of course there are a lot of other attractions: museums, cathedrals, etc and we want to explore the city so we won't be bored. Our hotel was a lovely ...
In many ways, a day in Europe is like a night out at the theatre. By that, I mean that there is always something interesting to see, always a main feature or highlight. Today, the main feature would be the famous Alhambra, which is arguably the best Islamic palace in the world, and is pretty much the most popular tourist attraction in Spain. The weather for today would be fine and sunny as usual, with a top temperature of 28 degrees expected.
I woke at around 10AM, ...
... 3) they go into the ring only once, and they either die or are "pardoned" and return to pasture for the rest of their lives. If they did return to the ring, they would remember what they learned about being lured to follow the cape and would instead go straight for the body of the matador and kill him. 4) the matador starts with a pink and yellow cape then swtiches to a red one when wearing down the bull. That being said, bulls are colourblind!