TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Vistamar Catalonia
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... to the castle complex, where I find a guard, fast asleep. Clearly there aren't a whole lot of people interested in visiting Ksar Sghir's castle. I wake him up, gladly pay the 10 dirham (1 euro) entrance fee. I balk a bit when he insists that I need a "guide"... but when the scrawny old guide shows up I feel sorry for the guy, realizing that I'm probably the only customer he's had all week... Oh, why not. One guided tour isn't going to kill me.
The castle, although not all ...
... coast – with more signs. We liken it to what Florida might have looked like it the 50's/60’s. Then, because I had done my research on the internet and by reading Rick Steve’s books and website, we ended up in La Lina, Spain. La Lina is right across the boarder from Gibraltar. Everyplace said it was better to park in La Lina and walk across the border as parking would be difficult on a weekday in Gibraltar. ...
... feel to it. It also had a very lovely rooftop pool so I was happy. The area we stayed in was more a residential area and less a happening part of town. That said the weather was warm and there were still people out and about, jogging and going about their daily business. We celebrated our arrival to Spain with a big old jug of Sangria.
Day one of Barcelona sightseeing saw us walking around town. First stop was the iconic La ...
... are feeling recklessly curious, you can check out it at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvfvCU7t NKE. But don’t say we didn’t warn you.
Apart from the issue with the radio, we have enjoyed Spain’s south with stops in Cordoba and Seville. Cordoba’s main attractions were the Alcazar (fortress) and the Mezquita (church complex). The Alcazar itself was relatively simple but the surrounding garden was beautiful with ponds ...
... into 3 groups of 15 and loaded onto yet another bus that would take us on our private tour to Saint Michaels Cave and the Rock of Gibraltar.
Saint Michaels Cave is SO different than anything I had ever seen before. Before we entered, our tour guide (told us his name was Pepe, but we later found out it was Martin?), who either had a very dry sense of humor or ...
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