Hotel Cortijo Santa-Cruz
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July 8- Wednesday -must be Sevilla We arranged for an afternoon guided tour of the the cathedral which is the third largest in Europe so we had the morning to explore the Reál Alcazar. It is the oldest Royal palace in Europe still in use. It has very similar architecture to the Alhambra since the craftsmen were often of Moorish decent themselves, despite having been overtaken by the Christians. It is an interesting history with the ...
I just like the accent on the o! Train this am then a leisurely walk through the old district to the grand mezquita, once the largest mosque in Europe. Like many buildings ( and roads), the original moors who came built on top of a Visigoth church, and part of that is preserved below ground level. An amazing structure, with typical Arabic inlaid walls, and supporting ...
... of the road. No mistake and seriously the village is so tidy I assume they want to keep it that way without the "Camino graffiti". Yesterday being some sort of holiday there are old fashioned street sweepers out. Yes! I mean men with brooms and buckets cleaning up the mess from yesterday. No mechanical sweeper here. We ask where the bar is open, they say none and indicate they are all sleeping. We laugh, sigh and move on to find a tiny bar open on the edge of ...
... on tour!
A late breakfast was followed by some science schoolwork (shock horror) for the boys then off to the beach for the rest of the day. The water was warm and there were even some modest waves for boogie boarding. The sand here is incredibly fine and the beach very safe and shallow. Back for showers and for the first time in about a month we ...
... plastic awnings and generally very grim! OK change of plan, we drove on down the coast to Javea. We have found some campsites in the only Spanish campsite book we have with us. We can not follow the coast to Javea - due to a mountain thats in the way and which we have to climb hairpin like! Much squeaking and swearing and that was just the passenger! On arrival in Javea we make our way ...