Travel Blogs from Jerez De La Frontera
... the crowd waiting to board.
The time passed surprisingly quickly as we settled in to munch our way through a large back of crisps and sweets reading and chatting as the train rumbled across Spain. I love to travel like this watching the landscape slide past the window. First we headed down the coast through Tarragona and then inland to Valencia. The ...
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 ...
Jerez De La Frontera, flamenco and sherry capital of Spain, and home of the Andalusian horses.
A delightful town to wander through, taste tapas (local recommendation - excellent), and, needless to say, sherry. Walked to the distillary of Tio Pepe, an historical sherry and brandy producer. Whilst in the beginning it was just outside the town walls, it is now an integral part of the city. ...
... was right beside a large petrol station! Things did not look good, but after parking we said, okay, let's try! The place was hopping, authentic cuisine guaranteed! We had as an appetizer Berretta ham and Montchego Cheese, just a taste for us all as it is the most expensive Ham in Spain, not available in North America. Incredible, it will spoil your taste for prosciutto! On the table was a potato salad for all to enjoy, obviously a house specialty but for me seemed out ...
... will be a procession and everyone gets out their camera or mobile phone ready for the excitement. In this particular instance we were very lucky since someone often sings to the statue but it is usually flamenco which i find somewhat tuneless but this time the singer gave us a lovely rendition of Ave Maria. It was a lovely moment standing with the crowd outside the church of San Miguel as the statue emerged and then paused and the first haunting notes began. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility