Hotel La Pergola
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Airport Transportation
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Swimming pool
- Breakfast Available
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... La casa de familia numerno uno
We opted for a homestay while in Granada for two reasons; 1. The immersion into a Spanish speaking household is a great way to practise outside of our classes; and 2. The rent and food costs were significantly cheaper than if we’d stayed in a hostel and eaten in restaurants and we were able to eat as the locals do.
It’s fair to say our first week was a disaster. We stayed with ...
... including the lake, another lagoon and other craters. By this stage it was dusk and we drove a short distance to a series of caves which were occupied by thousands of bats. We walked a few hundred metres into the cave system, before having a look at another that was supposedly occupied by snakes. We didn't see any and I wasn't particularly keen to go chasing them, but we did disturb one rather sleepy sloth. With the driving and walking, the trip ...
... guy was in the front seat - he asked to be dropped off at the bank - and he told us, with a Texas accent, that our driver was crazy. After only a few blocks Alan and I agreed. I mean seriously. Life is full of small and big decision points. What do I have for breakfast? How fast should I drive? Should I stay in a van if I believe the driver is a maniac? Sometimes your gut tells you to do something and your mind tells you not to be a sissy. Sometimes when you follow your gut ...
... but had to do the tourist thing and map with the lonley planet and iPad whilst keep a watchful eye out for any opportune thief's. The hostel was a little of the gritty side and so far our opinion of Granada was not the jewel of the country we had expected to see. When we visited Granada Spain, in July last year our first opinion was similar but once we got our bearings we were soon smitten with this Granada as well. Granada was established in 1524 as is one of the oldest cities ...
... found the left turn we had to take and immediately hit a gradient not suited for my one gear. Off I got and pushed for a bit whilst the youngsters cracked on at a pace not much quicker than my walking speed. I alternated between pushing and cycling for the next handful of kilometres stopping once for water and sugar.
I had an epiphany whilst cycling - I invented "Fipers". They are like windscreen wipers but for your face. By writing this ...