Parador de Cordoba
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... arch. Also, when it was built it was the second most holy place in Islam to Mecca, but the altar was accidentally built not quite facing east. Just enjoy!
... women, because I have one too.
Guapo/guapa - beautiful/cute - used so frequently that the lady at the store register will call you guapo/guapa.
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Fun fact: Spaniards don't tip, not even a few cents! On the other side the the tortilla, don't expect stellar customer service in Spain either. And, you can't tip to make it ...
... a pleasant spot for a lunch break.
I eventually get to Herrera del Duque in the early afternoon. I'd like to say that it deserved the description "town" rather than "village", but in fact the population is only about 3700. There's a large castle on a hill above it (presumably the Duque's residence) and, quite surprisingly, an even larger furniture retailer in the place itself. A quick photo and I'm on my way. The signposts are now pointing to Alamden, another 50 miles or ...
... hours. the lighting was an issue, if you were curious, but tying my bright pink scarf around my eyes made quite a nice shade. Margot, on the other hand, was face down in her luggage.. literally. Just being resourceful.
At 11am we arrived in Madrid. Now what? We missed our connection to Cordoba AND we were at the wrong train station. We tried to buy tickets - but what previously cost us 15€ now cost us 80€ with no refund. Everything was in Spanish with no ...
The mosque in Cordoba is one of the highlights of our visit to Spain. For years, Cordoba was more or less the Moslem capital in Western Europe. It rivaled Damascus and Baghdad in that respect. The mosque is huge and absolutely beautiful inside. Moorish arches are a distinctive shape and often they are build of alternating pieces of red and white (or beige) stone. The inside of the mosque ...
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