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Apart from a big shopping trip to Banus on Sunday, we have only ventured out the last two mornings.
The first trip was to the Ralli Museum at Coral beach, Marbella, one of five South American museums started by the banker Harry Recanati, to house his extensive collections of Spanish and ...
... except for a few tourists and the locals watching the football in one of the many bars scattered around the town.
Monday 15 June 2015
Today we tried to get to Ronda again – really want to do the train trip through the mountains. Anyway the bus was 10 minutes late which was the first sign of trouble, then there were a few other things which did not look promising. We estimated that the bus would not get there in
time for us to catch one of the very ...
... At 3:30 PM we started our 2-hour journey to Sevilla.
We drove through the Gypsy neighborhood on our way into Sevilla. There is a big Gypsy population and they are a huge problem for the city and nation. Sevilla built the Gypsies government housing to get them off of the streets, but they aren't happy with it. We drove along the Avenue of the Palms where all of the exhibition buildings were that had been part of the 1929 Ibero-American Exposition. Some are now ...
... plus the more recent book, The Paris Wife, included many scenes in Ronda. After reading that book, my view of the philandering writer changed significantly.
We made a few stops for tapas then headed back to our hotel for siesta. It turned cold enough that we put the heat on in our room.
This hotel has a little cafe on the first floor so we spent some time there enjoying a ...
... such, very popular with outdoor enthusiasts. Coffee and a pastry rounded out the trip and then back to Ronda for another nibble by the doctor fish and free drinks at the hotel. Enjoyed a great tapas bar with our fellow Kiwis, then a quick nightcap at the hotel with several other fellow travelers - a good night was had by all.
On Thursday, October 9, we left Ronda mid-morning and drove to Cordoba via Antequerra, stopping briefly for lunch. After ...