Parador de Arcos de la Frontera
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We actually arrived last night as I mentioned in yesterday's blog and the first tapas place where we ate was a delight. Delicious eggplant with goat cheese...a flavor treat.
Our hotel includes breakfast and I honestly expected baguettes and coffee. Its a full spread with anything you'd want...hard boiled egg, cold cuts, yogurt, sweets, fresh fruit, juice, and Spanish omelette (potato ...
... we checked-in, we were served olives and glasses of sherry - probably given to all tourists to settle their nerves after driving into town! Well, at least Sue's nerves. The hotel itself was built as a private home in 1705, and literally hangs off the side of the cliff, as did our room with an amazing patio, all which afforded us beautiful views over the valley. The room itself with its beautiful arch ceilings was perfect with perhaps the exception of the ...
... This seems like overkill. Molly is flustered and a bit embarrassed, writes out a nice note for me to take with me to go talk with Jose to see if I can get our money back. She wants no part of this, so takes the girls into a local ceramic shop while I make my way back to the square to talk with Jose. He assures me that he will keep tabs on our car and put more money in the meter when needed, that I don't need to worry about any of this. Seems reasonable enough, we'll come ...
... people brought their own wine, hard alcohol, and mix to the gathering and we once again thought that was a great way to celebrate Easter! It was so unusual for us to see police just standing around watching people mixing drinks out of their plastic bags and cracking bottles of wine in the streets. North Americans could learn a thing or two from Europeans.
We still have four more nights in Arcos de la Frontera and a lot more of the town to explore.
... meters off one of Cadiz's main beaches. At the end of the night, we returned to the main gates of the Carnaval district and watched the closing fireworks. They were very impressive. The fireworks were timed with music and a laser show, and we watched from a distance that was far too dangerous by US standards (smoldering shrapnel was landing all over in the crowd). After the fireworks, we jumped on the bus and began our long journey back to Valencia.