Plaza de Toros
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TravelPod Member ReviewsPlaza de Toros Ronda
Great little hotel. Clean rooms, very friendly staff. Most of the sights are an easy walk from the hotel. Perfect for a few days in Ronda!
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You can see us relaxing in one of the exclusive beach clubs at Coral beach, drinking our E7.35 (NZ$12) freshly squeezed orange juices and pretending to be rich and famous!
Anyway, Wimbledon is on the telly, so I am off to join Christine and watch some of it..
Bye for now,
... except for a few tourists and the locals watching the football in one of the many bars scattered around the town.
Monday 15 June 2015
Today we tried to get to Ronda again – really want to do the train trip through the mountains. Anyway the bus was 10 minutes late which was the first sign of trouble, then there were a few other things which did not look promising. We estimated that the bus would not get there in
time for us to catch one of the very ...
... something we'd not had before, or ever wanted, was an electric juicer. It only became clear why it was there when we walked around the city and saw bags of oranges for sale everywhere, for a euro or two. I love oranges, they're my favourite fruit and the idea of turning them into orange juice seemed like sacrilege but we thought 'when in Spain' so we bought some. We got back to the apartment with our big bag of oranges, plugged in the juicer, cut an orange in half and ate it. ...
Steve went for a run in the morning, then we had our now usual Tosta y Jambon e Tomat and Cafe con leche for breakfast. Decided to go and have a look at the Alcazar, even though we have seen quite a few things so far... Anyway, we were glad we did. Firstly, it was free - not sure if it was because it was so early or if it was just a free day, that the Spanish sometimes have. Secondly, it really was amazing. Lovely building, but the gardens ...
... by a massive walled enclosure. It became a city within those walls. Over the centuries it was added to and remodeled. It was last Moorish capital and includes a moorish palace and summer palace built before the Moors were booted by the Christians, who were enchanted by its uniqueness and ornamentation. King Charles build his own palace next to the moorish one. There are many gardens and fountains. Water was the giver of life and flows through troughs, ...