Hotel Elena Maria
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... level with 3 little cars to bet down the narrow streets. I bought my ticket to see the Alhambra tomorrow morning. I hope it is as good as every one says it is. Granada is very hilly and the Alhambra is on top of the highest hill around. Only a few pictures from today. Probably lots of the Alhambra tomorrow. Adventure Barbie
... into the lane ways, any visual guide was lost.
Well, to say I got lost would be wrong but when I next laid eyes on the Alhambra I was surely not where I'd imagined I'd be. But by some rapid walking and some pieces of luck, I finally made my way to the bridge crossing the Darro River separating the Alhambra from the rest of Granada and made my way up the steep and rocky path to the place where hundreds were milling with tix for the morning ...
... either the first or second most visited attraction in Spain. It vies for the title with the Sagrada Familia, but that was where we were headed the next morning!
See you from our last stop next -- Barcelona.
p.s. Just got home last night and haven't even started the four day Barcelona blog.....but I will shortly.......hopefully :)
... fortress, remain in Granada. The Alambra, originally built in the 900s, was designed as a fortress, but largely ignored until the 11th century when a Moorish king reconstructed the Alambra as a palace, which was then used as the royal palace by a Sultan in the 14th century. After the Reconquista, some parts of the Alambra remained and were used by Christian kings. Riddled with ...
... In certain parts of the town, there were houses in ruins and the streets looked very run-down and poor. But nonetheless it provided a beautiful scenery for photos and delicious food from a small local bar, with a very friendly owner! However, unlike Granada and Malaga, our initial impressions of Barcelona were slightly disappointing. Maybe it was because of the rainy first two days which put a damper on our spirits. But I think Barcelona ...