Monasterio San Miguel Hotel
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... of fine architecture, one 12th century and the other 16th to 18th centuries. The contrast too is fascinating. The rounded and sombre Romanesque arches in the old cathedral, with medieval wall paintings and intricate carvings, compare dramatically with the soaring ceilings of the later church.
The old cathedral has an interesting cloister, restored after partial collapse during the ...
... delicious lunch at a local restaurant, we finally got a little beach time. Unfortunately, we didn't have very long (only about 40 minutes), but at least I got to put my toes in the (very cold) Atlantic water from the other side of the world! Overall, it was a very fun day and a beautiful city. With incredible views and a lot of history, I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is looking to travel throughout ...
... very painless, but, surprisingly choppy.
All appears calm here, but, that is before we have left the river!
Once in the actual bay, there are a few green faces around.
Quite a magnificent place Cadiz, as you can see from the approach to the harbour, complete with Italian Cruise ship berthed.
... It's times like these you need an animal onesie! I'm sure it's good in the summer but saying that I don't think I'll ever return here.
So a quick summary of the city of el Puerto de Santa Maria:
Castle tour with wine tasting. The guide had terrible robotic English but the castle had some pretty glass-stained windows. Mecerdona supermarket where I got some delishmo prune yoghurt, a taste of salidas (pate/cheese pastry morsels) which ...
... to me when I read or heard about it, but actually it seemed like a big, pretty, city also really similar to San Diego!
I slept great that night, and the next day we enjoyed breakfast on Antonio’s awesome, Moroccan-inspired patio. The 3 of us walked around town and then took a ferry to Cadiz, a town that many say is the "real" Spain. I can see what they mean. Colorful, but white, little streets, impressive churches, and blazing heat. I ...