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... was no negotiation. The train left in 10 minutes and the knives weren't going. I had looked into this: no mention on any traveller sites that this would be a problem, we asked Mariano if there would be a problem, he said no. The world has changed, however, in the last 12 months. I felt sick. There was only one thing I wanted to buy in Spain, and now I had to give it up. I almost begged the security guard, who was quite large. I mustered my best, desperate spanish ...
... revealed he left Italy and made Granada his home about 10 years ago. We chose to walk back down to our B&B rather than wait for the bus. A lot quicker probably since our place is directly below and across the river, the walk affording us the luxury of dipping our hot feet in the cold stream running down to the river along the way. The morning tour was to avoid the heat of the day and ...
We took the slow train from Cordoba to Granada and watched out the window as miles and miles of olive orchards passed by. These perfectly spaced trees running up the hillside constitute the largest agricultural product in the region.
The primary reason to visit Granada is to tour the Alhambra which sits atop the city and dwarfs the buildings below. Construction on this impenetrable complex ...
... and gardens. And there is so much intricate detail carved into the doorways and walls!
Once we had finished in La Alhambra it was pretty much time for a nice early dinner and bed time because we had got quite hot and tired from the walking we did all day (mainly Graeme got tired - Hannah is like a little Energizer Bunny). We spent a bit of time trying to organise our lives and booking some accomodation, and packed for leaving the next day to go to Tarrogona ...
... workers feed the goldfish bread from their lunches. These gardens and views were the best part of the experience.
Afterward, we took another mini-bus back down. We shopped for Andalusian pottery and Pakistani tea. We had our first tapas too!! Then we rested and went out for a dinner of paella and pasta with Spanish guitar musicians playing. The grand finale was the paseo along with the families.