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... just brilliant.
We then found our hotel and then proceeded to wander around the city center. We found
some really nice bars including one where a Ska band were playing outside.
Monday 22 June
In the morning
wandered around the town some more especially taking in Santemonte.
The bus ride back
took an alternative route which allowed us to see a lot more of the
... and includes the Costa sel Sol, you know as in Gordon Ramsey's Nightmares. Didn't see Gordon. Beach after beach, resort after resort. Sort of makes it look a bit like the Gold Coast on steroids, without the big skyscrapers. It was Sunday so people everywhere. One thing that was amazing was seemingly hundreds of hotel and units developments, mainly a few kilometres back from the sea, that were unfinished or simply abandoned. And some really big ones ...
The highlight of the trip so far has been visiting Granada, specifically the Alhambra Palace, home to the Moorish rulers. The Muslim style of architecture was quite impressive and their use of water to cool down the rooms was remarkable! The intricacies of the palace were too much to number but our tour through the palace was awesome. Instead of using expensive materials, the creators of the ...
... 8230; Oh well, maybe next time. I search and search for an ATM and when I find one, I jump a little for joy. Until I see the 4€ charge on the machine. Oh well, I need cash right? As I walk away, there are 2 -3 other banks, ones i know haven't charged me that fee before, and I curse the bank on the corner for all tourists to see and the fact that I fell for it.. Moved on and found a place for dinner. Pizza sounded good and so did fries.. So I splurged and got both. ...
Hi everyone! Sorry it has been so long since we last posted anything. Life has been wonderfully busy and we haven't had much time (or internet access) to work with. We somewhat recently spent the better part of a week in Granada, a small town sprawling up the mountainsides of southern Spain. The town is just dripping in its Islamic and Arabic roots and has a certain zestiness and exotic quality to it that immediately makes you feel like you've entered some other world. The ...