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... cross is a symbol that means nothing is perfect but while around the cross, you aren’t allowed to criticize it.
The three of us had planned to walk up to the Albycin and see some of the crosses, but we kind of got distracted and started souvenir shopping. We got a lot of important shopping out of the way, but we never actually made it up to the Albycin. Oh well! It started getting a little late and chilly, so we decided to call it a day and head home.
... after that and eat. But anyways it's been pretty relaxing. Or those first few weeks were pretty relaxing anyways.
Anyways, here in Spain lunch is the dinner of the US. You eat much more for lunch, like a loaf of bread, and an appetizer (sea food is pretty popular here), and then a main dish, followed by some jello or something, or yogurt. The food is pretty amazing, as my host mom is a pretty good cook. But I'm not picky or anything either, I ...
J'arrive à la montagne, dans les Alpujarras, après plusieurs heures de vélo et aussi un peu de bus: Je suis accueillie au village par Jordi, fermier bio espagnol. Nous avons convenus que je resterais une semaine avec eux et qu'on verrait par la suite: Grande tranquillité dans cet endroit. Je fais la connaissance de sa femme, Lore, suisse-allemande de Zurich et de leurs 2 enfants, un garçon de 10 ans, Rama, et une fille de 8 ans, ...
... few days in Barcelona, but I will remember for
next time to stay a few days there. Everyone keeps telling me how
wonderful it is there. I´ve already sorted out the details with the
metro, in order to get to my hotel as cost effectively as possible.
I forgot to mention in my earlier posts, but I can NEVER seem to find a
clock anywhere here. No clocks in the restaurants, ...
It was time to move on, so from Palomares we followed the coast south, past Almeria to the port of Motril, where we headed inland on the Granada road to a little town called Orgiva. Orgiva nestles in a fertile valley between the Sierra de Lujar (rising to 1824m) and the Sierra Nevada (rising to 3483m). From our campsite (called, unoriginally, Camping Orgiva) we could see snow capped peaks both behind and in front of ...