Hotel Nova Centro
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... the kids were hot and tired and needed to sit down and eat. Chose somewhere and had mixed tapas, great as we tried things we wouldn't have otherwise.
Still very hot so decided to leave the sightseeing and head to the town beach, found a spot and put up the chairs and umbrellas we hired from Peter and kasia and went straight in the Sea to cool off. The beach - la caleta was pleasant enough ...
... could we do!
But getting back to the horse show. These horses have been bred since the fifteenth century to preserve and improve the breed. The performance was truly wonderful and we were so happy we went. One part of the performance had 8 horses performing together and that particular performance reminded us of the ice skating routines, as the horses weaved in and out and did several "splices". There was even a zamboni ...
... for dinner instead of going out so we all can talk. It´s so nice and it works out because this is the season of rebajas, or huge sales at every clothing and shoe store. I´d rather spend my money on clothes than food, anyway. Bring the big suitcase, Chris!
Tomorrow I go to Cádiz, which is on the Atlantic Coast. It´s supposed to be really beautiful. I´ll probably get lost there too.
Oh, I was wrong about the merry-go-round. there are actually a lot of families here.
The region of Andalucia is well-known for its love of horses. I had booked my tickets well in advance for an aways sold out horse show by the famous Real Escuela de Arte Equestre in Jerez de la Frontera (an hour away from Sevilla). I thought the show was at 8pm but stressfully found out in the morning that it was actually at noon. A taxi to Sevilla Santa Justa station and a taxi from Jerez de la Frontera station meant that I made it JUST on ...
... of the minarets of former mosques. Most of the churches are baroque with mudjedar decoration and there is a well preserved alcazar which we visited earlier in this trip with some friends.
John arrived on schedule and we had a pleasant dinner but we had to rush off to the mountains of the sierra de Grazelema national park in the morning. Aftter an overnight there we returned to Jerez and enjoyed a final couple of days shopping and eating.