Travel Blogs from Granada
We had a long drive to Granada which is close to the Sierra Nevada mountains in the south of Spain. We stopped at some old windmills in the La Mancha district which featured in the movie "Man of La Mancha" and Craig had a photo next to a statue of Don Quoxite - getting right into the spirit.
We finally arrived in Granada mid afternoon - quite a …
The city of Granada is located at the foot of the Sierra Nevada mountains at the junction of the Darro and Genil rivers. The Moors settled in Granada in the early 700s, and established a long lasting and affluent kingdom. For centuries the Moorish empire grew; Not until 1492, during the Christian Reconquista, did the Moorish kingdom of Granada …
Today dear readers we explored the Alhambra at Granada. Well, it was sensational. We were told by Alex our tour director and mentor that it would be a highlight. He was not wrong. The Alhambra sits high on the hills overlooking Granada and is primarily a Moorish castle and palace with a later addition of a Christian palace. First a brief and …
... overlooking the Alhambra called Carmen de Aben Humeya. Most of my pictures from today were from the sunset that took place there. Not only was the view great, but the food soooo good (lots of Moroccan influence). The restaurant used to be a wealthy family mansion and now has been converted to a restaurant.
More on Granada tomorrow. For now, I'm off to go to sleep. I need my beauty rest - after all I am a Queen.
... it made me kind of miss Korean food for the first time. I am really not bringing in the year 2014 in a special way at all. The actual new year was spent on a plane and the Lunar New Year was spent in my room. I don’t feel sad though. They were all for good reason. Im a little I missed LNY performance I guess because I missed it last year too because I was dancing for a basketball game. However I look forward to the day I can have a huge new ...
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