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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 ...
... photos. Most of the work is by Raul Ruiz who is better known as El Niño de las Pinturas. After walking up and down the narrow streets we stopped at a beautiful square to have a cortado. Once we had refuelled we headed off to "La Cappella Reale" (the Royal Chapel) where Issy and Ferdi (the king and queen who United Spain) were laid to rest. It is a very impressive place - the workmanship was so beautiful and detailed and ...
... was north of the city and right on our way!. After some debate we decided to drop the car early and take a taxi the 9 kilometers to town to avoid the hassle of getting lost and besides we didn't need a car in Grenada. The bad news is we prepaid the rental car to save 10% and we were bummed to learn they don't refund early prepaid returns. The half hour journey in a ...
... marble-clad amphitheater. The Generalife Gardens evokes the feeling of heavenly paradise by a combination of elegant garden design, subtropical flowers and trees, and the most special views of beautiful Granada: the Alhambra castle, the hillside church towers of Albaicin, and snowcapped Sierra Nevada Mountains.
The Christian conquerors of Granada demolished mosques but did not significantly disturb the Alhambra palace. They ...
... not only people with money that are fortunate, the US has many programs aimed at helping the poor and indigent. There is no where for these people to go! It is truly sad.
When we first arrived at our homestay, my senora demanded that when we take showers, we turn the water off in the middle of the shower after we rinse off and not to turn the water back on until we were ready to rinse off the soap. Of course, many times I couldn't abide by this but after learning ...