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... tapa is even more generous! I've done two walking tours here, one through the old Moorish quarter, the other in the Jewish area, looking for street art. It's been an easy way to cover the ground and see the main things and the guide, from London, is good at getting us in to private gardens with tinkling water and drooping wisteria, old buildings and recommending bars. The tour group finished with beer and tapa last ...
... because I didnt feel as intimidated to ask questions.
After class we went to API to ask some questions and look for some books. They didnt have the one I needed and Curra and Lydia were having lunch. Marisa and I went and got lunch where I had my first meltdown. So much is going on and I do not understand most of it. I recovered fast and we enjoyed lunch, especially el helado. After we headed over to Biblioteca to check out my book and activate the wifi while on campus.
On Saturday morning we had our excursion to Capilla Real y Catedral. We weren't allowed to take pictures in the church (Capilla Real) but it was amazing to see (again) all of the detail that was put into the decorations. There was this amazing gate/door that had all of these images painted onto it that told a story about some of what happened to the most important saints - it was actually a bit grusome because some of them were boiled alive or had their head cut ...
... can get a free pass.
For dinner we had the extreme budget meal from the supermarket (€3 including Sangria) before heading out for a pub crawl with loads of Americans. Was good fun, Granada has lots of cool bars although the last one we went to was pretty weird - kids everywhere, felt like the school ball.
On day two we went to the ...
... United States, I will have to get used to this. However, it is also somewhat of a heart-warming welcome when you first meet an Andulucian. All my experiences with the locals here have been positive, and I hope it stays that way!
More of Granada to come soon! Touring the Alhambra this Wednesday (Sept 14th) and then going hiking in the Sierra Nevadas' National Park, about a 40-minute bus ride away from Granada, this weekend.