Hotel Macia Alfaros
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Macia Alfaros Córdoba
Clean and comfortable room
Good location, but not for the buses
Large, modern, interesting building
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... we presented to the bus driver. We asked "this bus stops in Cordoba, right?" in Alan’s finest Spanish. The driver waved us in, “Si, Si, Si”, he hissed, then took the last puff off his cigarette and followed us onboard. As we approached half way, we stopped for a cigarette/bathroom/snack break. At this point, we got a new driver. Uh, oh.
As we approached Cordoba Alan was following the route on his GPS. We didn’t ...
... as possible, you take your knife and make shallow cuts on the bread so that the toppings soak in better. Then drizzle with a healthy amount of olive oil, speak the tomato on top and finish with a sprinkle of salt. It is tasty! We got all of that for about four euros!
After breakfast we perused a few more shops. I had been on the lookout for a nice leather bag and there was a shop we saw the day before that I wanted to go ...
... is proud of the fact that Christians, Jews and Muslims did live in harmony for many years, but nothing lasts forever...unfortunately.
Other interesting structures were an old tenth century Roman bridge that is still open to pedestrian traffic. Once the rain stopped mid-afternoon, we continued our tour de town into the early evening, followed by a glass of vino and beer at yet another local bar and then ox-tail stew (Rabo de toro) ...
... of Andalucia. The taxi ride from the train station was unique. Our Hotel was in the old world section of town at the end of very narrow streets. Only taxis and motor scooters are allowed to navigate these tiny passages. Our driver quickly turned both of his side rearview mirrors in to avoid hitting a wall or a pedestrian on a less-than-adequate sidewalk. Before we arrived at the hotel our progress was stopped by a tour group that acted as though they ...
... of the Flamenco dancers. We were thinking about seeing Flamenco in Madrid, but were glad that we didn't, as Seville is the centre of Flamenco in spain. Carmen, from the famous opera, lived and worked in Seville, so part of the program included the song from the opera.
Followiing the show we headed back for dinner at our hotel at 9pm (typical eating time for spaniards) and then collasping into our very comfortable king size bed.