Reina Cristina Hotel
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... joined us in the kitchen and we wound up whipping up some impromptu omelettes for a midnight snack, accompanied by a bottle of wine and some cookies I'd brought from France. When the Italians left, they were replaced by Soledad, a Spanish woman who now lives in Italy, and she and I enjoyed several chats over coffee and a nice dinner together the night before she left. And then my friend Ward introduced me by email to his friend Shefali, an Indian woman living ...
Today we were to discover the castle, castles or should I say town of Alhambra. The skies were still completely covered when the guide finally fetched us in the hotel. We had a three hours guided tour and it was very interesting to learn about this peaceful past, which once existed (where did it disappear?) and permitted the creation of so many extraordinary things, including this beautiful site ! And later, one conqueror after the other kept some of the old ...
... mesmerized with her expressive hands, rapidly-kicking feet and body twirls. The show was fantastic, and now I want to be a flamenco dancer when I grow up (I've begun practicing in my spare time).
The next morning, we were in no rush, since nothing but the Alhambra opens before 10:30 a.m. We started with the Capilla Real, the royal chapel that Ferdinand and Isabella built for their tombs. After taking Granada, they decided to be buried ...
... is stunning and dramatic with its massive white granite columns and vaulted ceilings. Best of all, Olivia was totally engaged -- asking questions and getting grossed out by the anatomically-correct sculpture of St. John the Baptist's severed head.
On our last Sunday in Granada, we took a walk up to the cave homes in Sacromonte -- some of them looked like regular homes from their facade, but some were just holes in the hillside covered with makeshift doors and inhabited ...
... got up early on Friday morning to head to Granada, which was about three hours away by bus. As we approached the city, we came in range of the Sierra Nevada, the tallest mountain range in continental Spain. Although it was about 50 degrees Fahrenheit when we arrived, the tops of the mountains surrounding the city were white snow! It was my first glimpse of snow this year and it was definitely beautiful. We checked into the new hotel, had a couple hours of free time to ...