La Almunia del Valle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... maybe, after all, the prophecy was true and Boabdil didn't trick it with his surrender. Bloodless capture is still a capture. Your world is wearing off, Amir Boabdil.
Alhambra fell but survived just as many captured castles. Along with the departure of its Islamic hosts also the Middle Ages ended in Europe and the ideas of Medieval West headed towards rebirth. So did the Fortress of Granada. It's been watching Europe for centuries in dignified silence, indifferent to ...
... safe for anchoring.
We were reduced to a marina again, which charged us an excessive amount and expected us to pay extra to use any of its facilities. We weren't exactly impressed, but it was somewhere safe to spend the night. By this point we were starting to feel that the sooner we got to Cartagena the better, even though we'd planned to take it slowly along this coast.
... be good to leave most of our belongings in one place and travel light.
One of the "dangers" of our location is that almost below us is an award winning bakery and not far away an artisan heladeria (ice cream shop) where we make the required stop every evening while out on our walk. Hello treadmill when we get home, I'll have to double my time on it. Norm wishes he had brought his pedometer as we certainly do log the kilometers walking everywhere for a good portion ...
... which have the exact same view but none of the crowds/noise - a pretty nice discovery.
One interesting fact that I didn't know until Heather was reading Royal Gossip magazines in Spanish, Guillermo is the Spanish translation for William. So my name is Guillermo Andres Caballero. We haven't found the translation for Heather's name written anywhere, but if the hotel check-in staff who attempt to read her passport are any indication, then it sounds a ...
... I've also noticed a lot of graffiti, which (as I've mentioned before) I absolutely love! Expect to see more pictures of graffiti in the upcoming weeks, I might compile them into one entry eventually. The graffiti here is artistic or political in nature, not just gibberish gang names like in the US and I have to admit, I can respect that. It adds so much to the character of Granada and expressed so much about the time that Spaniards live in.
Spain is ...