Gran Hotel Almenar
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... up the Spanish inquisition. Now it was illegal to be anything but a Christian so the moors and the jews had two options, convert or leave. Only if they left, they were not allowed to take any of their possessions with them. Great choice! Many of the buildings around here have moorish designs, as it was the moors who had the architectural knowledge. Much of the old neighbourhoods were destroyed by the inquisition and later developments of the city ...
As promised, I finally uploaded the 104 pictures I took from Galicia onto my computer. But before I get to that, let me first talk about going to my first REAL MADRID FUTBOL GAME!
On Tuesday night, my friend Ian (check out his TravelPod: imdbling!) and I met up to go watch our first Spanish futbol game this semester. Real Madrid was playing against FCBasel, a Switzerland soccer team. I met him on the metro and we rode the last bit together to get to the ...
... a strange unexpected site to find coming not only from Barcelona but from the young green continent of Europe in general. There were times where, much like in Australia, not a single house was spotted for miles and miles. It was eerily beautiful, especially during the two stops at petrol stations the civilised European buses always make. The second half of the trip the seat next to mine was populated by a ...
... our meal. It's hard to describe everything we ate, but I can say, Spain has sodium consumption down! We've yet to be offered anything green or leafy, but have helped ourselves to several varieties of potatoes, breads, ham (jamon) and sausage. Often fried. Beer and wine is also as inexpensive as bottled water, which supports the dehydrating efforts of the sodium. Overall, Day 1 was a blast! Excited to explore the culture of Madrid tomorrow. On tap, top notch museums and a bull ...
... Virginia and I went on to the Botanical Gardens, where there were bed upon bed of brightly coloured tulips, and fountains and walkways to wander along. The glasshouse contained both a collection of desert cacti and then a subtropical collection of more lush species. Beginning to feel slightly weary, we wandered along another street back towards the hotel. We popped into a nearby coffee shop and met up with Eileen, who encouraged ...