Hotel San Pablo
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Multilingual staff
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room
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Good morning or should I say "Buenos Días"!
I arrived in Sevilla late last night. While there were a few hiccups, including my plane getting struck by lighting (I currently hold the award for worst luck while traveling), I got in safely after 30 hours of traveling.
On the agenda for today:
1. Go back to the airport to get …
... religion: the Inquisition. Somehow I find it disquieting to see this repeated not so subtle message: before Christians took over: things were bad. After they took over: things were good. Anyways. On the other hand, in recent years Spain has gone to great efforts to preserve and restore monuments and ruins from the Muslim era--actually doing a better job in preserving their Muslim history than most Muslim countries are! So I guess I shouldn't complain at a couple of rather one sided ...
... of royalty. She is made of wood and down her cheeks flow five glass teardrops. The early 20th century basilica is small but furnished in the most extravagant style in gold, silver, and jewelled decorations. It is one of those jaw dropping experiences when you first see inside and you can't help but whisper "oh my God, this is beautiful "
She is also known as the Patroness Saint of Bullfighters, and on his death bed Jose Gomez ...
... of the remains a few years back, and indeed his remains are in the tomb, but only part of the face and arms.
His son is buried there, too.
After we finished touring the building, we walked up ramps to the top of the bell tower. It was the equivalent of 14 flights of stairs. It's the highest point in the city, and the views were magnificent.
... would be scattered about. It would be a cheerier festive event!
I have enjoyed writing this blog, hopefully you have enjoyed reading it. The adventure will of course continue when I return to Maine. I am buying a house in Farmington that needs complete updating. I look forward to the challenge and hopefully can add a bit of creativity to the project.
So this is my last entry, sorry no photos. Adventure ...