Hospes Palacio de los Patos
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... the Moor royalty used to live as well as hold court for day to day matters. Like any royal residence, the Palace sits on a
hilltop and was surrounded by a fortified city wall down below. According to
our guide, up to 2000 people, mostly royalty and their servants lived inside
the walls. The palace was self-sufficient. It grew its own orchids and farms. Had
its own stables and baths. Orchestra halls and 'entertainment’ rooms. Our ...
... All this was made up for by a most personable, helpful young woman at the desk.
We wandered the small souk around the cathedral and located and checked out the fresh food market. These Andalusians love fish and there were lots available. I thought of my mate Wayne when many of these souk shops had a proliferation of chess sets: the Crusades, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, every goody–baddy dichotomy thinkable. Okay, I didn't see the Dukes of Hazard one but I didn't ...
... spain, we are getting gipped in Australia where it comes to alcohol! Perfect timing for the sea urchins to kick in and have pay back on my foot when I'm dancing up a storm.. So our lovely leader, Matthew, had to carry me home early.. We tried to keep partying and ended up with a noise complaint. The girls came home a while later with a stray Australian from Newcastle after downing more shots and poor beck was kept awake while the others (and other Americans in our room) kept ...
... Flamenco show.
At about 18:00 I headed for the No. 30 or 34 Bus for the trip to the Alhambra, and bought a ticket from the driver (€1.20 as I recall). My appointment to tour the Palacio Nazaries was at 20:00, so I wanted at least an hour or two to tour other parts of the complex. I couldn’t remember which of the stops was the best to disembark from, but the driver stopped at the entrance to the Generalife Gardens, so I figured it ...
... we met to do El Caminito del Rey together 2 days ago!!! Isn't it crazy!? We were all very shocked! :)
After the restaurant, we have decided to go back up to Alhambra. We wanted to get there in advance, just in case. So we were strolling slowly to the bottom gate of Alhambra, and we noticed a guitar artisan store. Of course, we couldn't help but enter. They also make castanettes and we decided that would be a nice souvenir of our trip. There were so many ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet