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We are sitting in the shade of an orange tree and are listening to the sound of the water being spouted from the mouth of the lion stutue and glistening along marble trenches as it makes its way to a gleaming pond. The pond is now green from algae grown over centuries and is covered by white water lilies that glide ever so gently over the surface of the water. The air is infused with the smell of citrus and is perfumed with strong hints of lilac. It is not ...
... of people who where singing flamenco music and playing the guitar! It was as if you where in a movie. I filmed it and I ill put it here!
We sat there for a while and drank a nice smoothie. When we had gained our energy again, we decided to walk to the top of the mountain in the neighbourhood Sacromonto, there we would have another great view of Granada. The walk to the top wasn't too hard, but we did walk through dirthways and it was really steep. On our way ...
... was washed down with the cold Alhambra beer. The setting sun gave us a postcard view of the glowing stone fašade of the Alhambra across the narrow valley. We passed on sticking around for a Zambra performance, a Roma version of flamenco which sounds like it can be entertaining but is just as likely to be dubious. We’ll save our Flamenco for Seville.
All in all, we loved Granada. Pilar, Duncan, Maddie – it would be a great place for a semester ...
... so it was not entirely Arabian.
Later that evening, we went back and had a wonderful Moroccan dinner at an authentic Moroccan restaurant--no pork, no alcohol. Just these neat covered pots that the food is cooked in, called a tagine.
... to Granada was short and we got off at the airport smaller than that of Langkawi or Queenstown (the latter being the smallest I have been to so far). There was nothing, once you get your luggage and get out that's it. Our hostel was a bit creepy at first because you have to use an old lift to get there. We grew to really like it and it was really homey. We felt like we rented out an apartment because they had spacious living room ...
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