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They say as one door closes another opens.
That's apparently also true of gates.
Finally hefting those rusting and cumbersome gates at Cristallin, now newly cleared of ivy and brambles, and seeing them disappear in the rear vision mirror was one of this trip's great moments.
It was a shock more than a surprise seeing the dilapidated and sad-- to be honest, downright depressing and spooky--state of this 'chateau' just over 3 weeks ago,
The last ...
... feel too difficult. We meandered through the narrow streets of Albaicin (the old Moorish quarter) and Sacramonte (or sacred mountain, and the Gypsie quarter) learning about the history of the area and the gypsies. According to Isabella the gypsies came from Egypt and India, and they came as workers of the court of Queen Isabella and King Ferdinando, and not from Eastern Europe as I had always thought. Ferdinando and Isabella conquered the moors in Granada and ...
... opposite. We had also seen him when we were having lunch too, so it made us think that maybe he lived here? Not sure. Anyway during the night he was pretty loud,not as loud as the following nights however! Paul also developed some food poisoning symptoms during the night and was quite sick. This followed on for the entire next day and he couldn't keep anything down. I was a little worried about him, but he didn't want to see a doctor, just wanted ...
... website, where you request tickets and they then send what’s available. After 36 hours with no reply, we thought It was another failure, but after logging on to the website, a notice came up saying our tickets had been sent to our email address, which was completely untrue. Luckily however, you could print those tickets of the website, so we did that and collected the tickets from the reception printer.
After a long morning consisting of lazy sleeping ...
... it was ham but not croquetas. I gave it a whirl anyway, EWW. It had blue cheese in it hidden in the ham. Yeah, definitely do not like blue cheese! Marisa has not been too keen on the food so we have complained to our program a couple times. We are going to monitor it and get back to them. Everyone else is getting delicious, healthy homecooked meals and we are getting some homecooked, some not so much (Lipton Soup). We'll see where that goes!