Hotel Viento 10
Travel Blogs from Córdoba
I hope you enjoyed the pictures -- I know there were a lot of shots of the arches; it's because I really like them!!!
Next we went on a ...
Commonly used colloquial terms:
Tío/tía - Dude (literal translation: Uncle, Aunt)
Hombre - Man (casually used how we would say, "Hey man!")
Chicha - belly pouch (not offensive - literally means meat) - I learned this when meeting a group of female friends for the first time. One said to the other, "Oh look, you have a chicha now" and proceeded to grab and shake her friend's belly! It was Hilarious! I told her chichas were ...
... 32C in Cordoba.
The first few miles are a repeat of my journey back from the Gredos yesterday. There's one quite surprising section of road which is dead straight for about 5 or 6 miles across the plain, before it starts to climb to cross the Gredos. The ascent into the mountains is fairly gradual, but the descent on the south side, from a pass called the Puerto del Pico, is much steeper. However, it's difficult to get any decent views back to the Gredos from this side and it ...
... are worthwhile stories i think, dream inspired and quite grounded in my experiences i think. One's about kids in Venice, the other's about a roman water works project gone bad, and the third is a Canterbury tale about two friends walking, talkingand drinking beer-this one may take a bit of time and perhaps a return home to experience the method so to speak.
Until next time, my faithful readers,
thanks for listening.
... likes to look after the iPad, I think it is a true love situation. We return to the hotel for a while and change before heading out again hoping to catch a flamenco show and some good tapas. We have been advised to get a cab to the edge of the walled town and walk in as that is a lot easier than trying to drive there, so that's what we do. When we leave the hotel, they have two weddings underway, looks like a busy evening ahead for ...