- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed
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... saved us when we are hungry but not motivated to go out in search of sustenance. And it has been just decadent to be able to say, "Let's order from room service!"
Sure it may cost a bit more to order from the room service menu, but nothing beats being absolutely comfy in the confines of a hotel room where you can just relax, splay and flip through the tv channels while eating your room service food, as opposed to getting dressed ...
... walls. In another space, other women were equally hard at work on scaffolding, also doing repair work to the walls. Later, we read the interesting tidbit of information that the plaster these women were using contained a fluorescent compound, so that in the future the newly restored areas could be distinguished from the original wall decorations simply by shining fluorescent light.
The gardens of the Alhambra were beautiful with a ...
... is remarkable is that this palace grew to be one of the most iconic buildings of the Moorish Arabic empire. The Moors continued to rule from this kingdom for another 200 years, until finally, the Catholic Monarch overthrew them and took control of the palace in 1492. As with other cathedrals we have seen in Seville and Cordoba, the Alhambra today is a fusion of the old Arabic and Catholic art and architecture. Charles V added a new palace to the grounds built in ...
... off to see The Alhambra - an Islamic palace and fortress complex dating back to the 1300's.
It is a 20 minute walk into the heart of the old city and from there we follow the brown tourist signs. A couple of wrong turns are quickly corrected and soon we are on an upward trajectory towards the mammoth compound. Once inside the outer walls, it is very scenic and cool under the shade of old and large trees. Up and onward we go eventually arriving at the ...
... houses and the older part that clings to the side of the mountain, more vertical than horizontal, with streets so narrow you could probably swap mugs of coffee with people on the opposite balcony. With our new friend Tony the Irishman in tow, we hiked up the narrow cobblestoned streets that webbed and mazed up the mountain. Already enchanted by the Arab stalls and smells of shisha and tapas, it took less than two minutes to fall in ...