Parador de Cordoba
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... than a thousand years ago. When the Catholics took over Córdoba they decided the mezquita was too beautiful to tear down so they converted it into a Christian church and built a cathedral in the centre. When you go inside the first thing you notice are the striped double arches that seem to go on forever. It would have been amazing to see it before the side chapels and the cathedral blocked out much of the outside light. The mihrab is beautifully decorated to draw ...
... we happened upon a late night parade where a huge 'float' with a statue of Mary surrounded by silver chalices, insence burners, candles, flowers and finery was being carried to the cathedral, led by a marching band and surrounded by hundreds of people. We followed the crowd and gained entrance to a glorious church where, amidst the hushed, reverent crowd, Koen could ...
Hola!! Today was a long day! We ate breakfast and left the hotel by 8:00 AM and got on a bus to go to Córdoba! The bus ride to Córdoba took about almost 2 hours. Córdoba was once the largest city in all of Europe, having a population of around 300,000 when London and Paris only had 15,000 people! What Córdoba is most known for is being ruled by Muslims, Christians, and Jews ...
... for a walk around the city. Our first stop was the mezquita - the mosque / cathedral facing our hotel. It is absolutely massive inside and is really just a mosque with a cathedral plunked in the middle. It is also wonderfully cool inside the walls of the structure so we stayed in there quite awhile before walking out the exit and getting smacked in the face by a hot wall of wind.
After checking out the former ...
Down south where we live now, there are small, low cost diners that serve a meat entree and three "vegetables" from a list of 20 or so, that often includes such "vegetables" as cottage cheese, mac and cheese, or applesauce. ...