Hotel La Sierra
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... up the hills to get there, even the tourist information book told you to get the bus and not walk!!)
Ooh forgot to mention when finishing lunch, a crowd gathered outside the restaurant and when we stepped outside, the King of Spain drove past waving at us. Mark wasn’t fast enough with the camera, but the King definitely waved at Penny!
The other thing to mention is that you couldn’t go above 50 metres without a street ...
... earlire in the day! Nine kilometers of up and then a few miles of straightaway - and then we were back! Time for a nice cold cerveza in the patio!
40 miles of riding. Four thousand feet of elevation gain! A fair amount for the Jojo! :-).
A few words about this convent we are staying in! It's super! It was built in 1584 and reconstructed between 1681 and 1708. It has 21 rooms - all large with ...
... though land ownership was
reformed over the last century. It also led to peasants, lesser nobles, and
latter-born sons of nobility who would not inherit land to seek their fortunes
in the New World with much of the migration to Latin America coming from the
southern parts of Spain. There the migrants built similar feudal systems to
those they knew at home with themselves at the top and native populations
In between the towns of Antequera and Archidona is a large hill that resembles a face laying down, exactly like an Indian warrior. Legend has it that the came into being after a tragic tale of a love affair between a young Christian from Antequera and a Moorish girl from Archidona. Their love for each other was forbidden due to ...
... province and huge numbers of tourists were there. The semana santa processions were really cool, and I'm glad I got to see them on such a large scale. As for the city, it seemed a little TOO touristy for my liking. Everything was pretty pricey, and seemed to cater to rich tourists a lot. The beach was definitely a high point though...the port and coastline were absolutely gorgeous. All in all, enjoyable...but I left ready for some new sights.