Travel Blogs from Córdoba
... choir and altar (main) section in their place. It is for this reason that many people mistakenly claim that the Mezquita is a "cathedral within a mosque"…it's not! the entire building was consecrated as a Catholic cathedral from one end to the other.
The old town of Córdoba is medieval charm at its best…cobblestone streets (very narrow), whitewashed houses and shops (this is to battle the sun during their scorching ...
... are worthwhile stories i think, dream inspired and quite grounded in my experiences i think. One's about kids in Venice, the other's about a roman water works project gone bad, and the third is a Canterbury tale about two friends walking, talkingand drinking beer-this one may take a bit of time and perhaps a return home to experience the method so to speak.
Until next time, my faithful readers,
thanks for listening.
We're working through a number of audio books at the moment. I've been captivated by Life and Fate on the iPod. Just William is going down very well in the car (thanks Nikki) and we have a few Dr Who's in the bag for emergencies. Looking to expand the envelope, we downloaded The Spy who Loved Me and gave it a listen after the kids had gone to bed last night...... I'm glad we didn't commit to it at the start of a long car journey! It's Fleming's book ...
... to imagine the ancient civilization that once existed in the ruins you stand in. Oddly enough, even over 1000 years later, a lot of the palace arches and buildings are still in remarkably good shape. From the looks of it, it's still very much a work in progress. I imagine that in 10 years, they will have much more of it excavated and restored, and the place will be booming with tourism. I feel that we really saw the ruins towards the ...
... to see in the summer! We did see quite a lot of the potted plants on walls as we walked through the town.
Our local guide looked a little bit like Indiana Jones!
It was a very interesting city to visit..
We returned to Seville, and had a leisurely afternoon, shopping and wandering the streets of Seville.
Tomorrow we take off to ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking