Travel Blogs from Cádiz
... up the Mediterranean Sea and some lovely mountains which would have seen fierce fighting during the a Civil War. We trundled across La Mancha but the famous windmills that tormented Don Quiote were always on the wrong side for me to get a photo. Dramatic scenery saw us head on towards Cordoba and finally fields of sunflowers wilted as Seville drew nearer. I think it ...
breakfast tortilla, while the parents ran in to turn on the stove fan,
complaining about the smell of onions. Oh well, as I said earlier, they are
attentive parents and excelling in other ways.
I found the outdoor market, Mercadillo, and was suddenly
overwhelmed by the bull’s testicles, giant fish heads, tiny, live jumping
shrimp, and snails crawling over the edges of tables. I decided that I am going
to have ...
... or fishing off the old city walls.
We visited the Cathedral of Cadiz built in 1635 AD. This is
a cathedral built in the Baroque style. They had a wonderful audio guide that
explained all the different sections of the church. Admission was 5 Euro’s
each, but that covers the audio guide. I think they were setting up for Palm
Sunday outside the cathedral, because you could see extra seating and barricades
being put ...
... plants and the territories most famous inhabitants, The Gibraltar monkeys! These little guys were so human-tamed that they would walk right up to you trying to get some food. Over the course of the afternoon, it was not uncommon to be surprised by one swinging down from a tree and plopping down right in front of our walking path! Many carried babies on their backs, which was adorable to see. We had heard stories about the monkeys stealing sacs of food and backpacks ...
... day we were in Malaga, the major coastal city of the Andulusia. We decided to head out of town to the town of Mijas, known as the white town. We decided against the ship's offering of a coach trip and found our own way there on public transport. However we stopped so many times along the Costa del Sol to pick up many overweight British tourists that it took 2hrs to get there. It certainly was an insight into how they like ...