Travel Blogs from Córdoba
... aid!!! Just spend it and relax.
Okay, back to the story. I remember the Mezquita very clearly from 20 years ago.....I loved it then and I still do. The red and white arches are just stunning! It was originally a mosque, but later a cathedral was built on top of it. I have included one picture down into a lower area under where we walked and one of an uncovered ...
Commonly used colloquial terms:
Tío/tía - Dude (literal translation: Uncle, Aunt)
Hombre - Man (casually used how we would say, "Hey man!")
Chicha - belly pouch (not offensive - literally means meat) - I learned this when meeting a group of female friends for the first time. One said to the other, "Oh look, you have a chicha now" and proceeded to grab and shake her friend's belly! It was Hilarious! I told her chichas were ...
... you've left town this changes to Herrera del Duque which, at a distance of 75 miles, seems relatively local.
The traffic hasn't been heavy up till now, but after Talavera it's even thinner, though there is one guy actually backpacking along the road - in an area in which there's very few villages, let alone places of interest. It's quite some time before I reach an area in which there are several huge reservoirs, some of which are combined with hydro-electric schemes. One of ...
... We´re not even at the Spain border.. how could we almost be to Madrid? Did the bus fly while we were knocked out cold? No - not so much... he was only driving us to the border. Well surely, a half hour later we arrived, got off the bus and followed the group to a train. Yes, a train. We hoped it was destined for Madrid as it was the only train there and it was now 5am. Oncec we assured the destination, we wrapped ourselves up among our luggage to keep it safe and passed out for ...
... them "meat and three".
Well, in Spanish, as near as we could translate, cocina casera translates roughly into "home cooking". So I took this picture because it seems to me this is a Cordoban meat and three!
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free parking