Parador de Manzanares
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... in Spain as Muslims, Jews were completely expelled or killed, sadly, at ended the golden age of enlightment. I am surprised to learn that Al Andalus was the origin of ancient encyclopedia of surgery. Abu Kasis, in 936 AD created many surgical instruments and had techniques such as Tracheotomy, cat gut wound closure that was still used well into the early 20th century. Next, I went for a lunch in the town center courtyard. A ...
... got lost again but always something new to see. Decided to have dinner at our same restaurant so after a glass of wine at a terrace nearby we walked again. Our Californian friends, Martha and Robert, were also back so we had a lovely night chatting until nearly eleven. I had the lamb kebab and some Turkish sweets which I shared with Martha. A really nice evening to end our stay in ...
... There are flowers everywhere and many more people that last time we were here but of course that was in winter. Had a tapas of white anchovies.They are so good and so inexpensive. Wish they were not $70 a kilo at the Vic Market! For dinner we had a flamenquen (traditional dish from Cordoba) and some meat balls sitting outside at a restaurant in Calle San Fernando down near the river. Very ...
... supporting a flat ceiling with striped stone arches. A large forest, a flat plane on which all worshippers were equal. When Christian Spain took it and inserted a baroque (wedding cake) cathedral in the middle, it was a glaring contrast. This is culture, conflict, art, design all rolled into one big experience. Stunning. We were moved by the simplicity of the mosque, awed by the bling of the Catholic idolatry, underwhelmed by the persistent rationalisations ...
... for the "next fix", the next country, the next frontier, the next crazy feat, perhaps all at the risk of your home life. Your family and friends. Gotta go home eventually. Stick that leg too far out there and you may never come back. Or things may have changed a lot since you've been away. And you will have to get back up to speed.
Sometimes noises bother me. The old zippers and plastic bags, rustling in the morning as early ...