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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... s some welcome shade here at the bottom of what looks like it might be quite a steep climb. We've only gone a few metres when we have to step aside for a passing vehicle. The driver stops and gives us some advice about the route ahead. It's clear we have to keep to the right and not go left, but neither our Spanish nor his English is up to clarifying exactly where we have to do this!
Just a bit further on, there's a ...
... These looked so much more prosperous than the ones seen previously, such a change over a short distance. Drove up to about 2000 metres. Even spotted a couple of patches of last year's snow. Admired the handsome Italian Renaissance castle, Castilo de la Calahorra, from a distance. Drove off road once in search of two "lakes" that turned out to be green water reservoirs! Then arrived at our friend Frankie's house near ...
... but since we were in the back of the packed show space, that used to be a water cistern, we couldn't really see her (incredibly fast from the sound of it) footwork.
We also took a steep minibus ride, then a steep walk up to the Sacromonte Cave Museum, and learned all about the manmade caves lived in for centuries by Granada's marginalized populations. It's really interesting to see the contrast between the desert-looking cave side of the mountain and ...
... area of Granada for over an hour before we could get wifi. We had a lovely Skype with Ronan, who is fascinated whenever he sees us on Skype. Also a brief chat with Laura and the others. After breakfast we headed off for our great cactus hunt (don't ask) for Blake, which really just resulted in a good walk over many hours over the Albaycin area of Granada. We met up with some other Aussies who had just moved into a cave 2 doors down and spent a couple of hours with them. ...
... most delicious ice cream I had ever tasted (Roche flavored, like the chocolate candy… I also tried honey and cinnamon, also amazing – see the photos for the elaborate ice cream displays). For dinner I had Spaghetti Carbonara, a Spanish dish consisting of pasta in a white cream sauce with small pieces of ham mixed in.
Finally, the following day was our visit to the famous La Alhambra. La Alhambra is about ...