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... Technically I could say I’ve finished exploring Monachil and continue on to the next town. But I know that there’s really no excuse for not making the hike to find the “real” Monochil which I suspect will be a cozy village tucked into the mountain valley. Sure enough, after a hot but scenic hike, I reach the original village, built along a stream with steep hills on both sides, and narrow alleys with a ancient church and a traditional city ...
Took a day trip to Granada City.
February 5 Tuesday
We set Rhoda's co-ordinates for a car park near the Alhambra in Granada City and we were off by 10:30 am. The motorway took us up through the grand rugged mountains of the Sierra Nevada where we got a closer look at those snowy peaks.
We arrived just after 11 am and found the car park easily and ...
... walks around
Granada there was heaps of dogs and cats just sitting/lying in the street not
fussed by each other.
Once we got back to the hostel (first tour where nothing bad
happened to extend the trip!) a few of us went out to try some of these free
tapas. We had planned on an early night but ended up talking for ages so by the
time we got back to the room we had to creep around in the dark, ...
... on our minibus and headed to Cueva de la Rocio (a gypsy cave) in Sacromonte to watch a flamenco show. It was quite impressive. I was amazed at the footwork especially.
Today we will go back to some of the areas we saw last night. I'm looking forward to seeing them in the daylight. Then at 5:30 pm we will go to the Alhambra. It is a place I have wanted to see for YEARS, so I am really excited about the visit!!
I remembered a scene from a movie I saw: It was a woman in a white wedding dress, sitting in an upstairs room in a church. She is supposed to walk down the stairs, to get married. Instead, she is looking at herself in the mirror. No face-expression, no rears, no joy, no excitement. After some time, she stands up and starts screaming: "Cut me out of it, just cut me out of it, please". She tries to rip the dress, tries to remove it as quickly ...