Hotel San Pablo
Travel Blogs from Seville
Buco stayed here on Jul 15, 2010 during their trip titled: Iberska ruta.
From Salamanca we carried on to Seville...one of the major centres for Flamenco...and of course we took in one of the local neighbourhood presentations (not one at a large hotel). It was held in a small central courtyard that had candles and we thoroughly enjoyed the guitarist, singer and dancer.
... until now. What I thought of as a old tradition in modern society is in fact a survival tactic, one which has always been necessary where temperatures reach scorching degrees. The heat and sun peak between the hours of 1:00- 4:30 pm and so many shops close down between these hours. I've certainly found myself succumbing to the heat each day- spending this time of day reading in the shade of the apartment.
... i didn't get their numbers. But it was cool, it kind of hit me. Hey, im in spain! im meeting lots of cool people that are so different from the people i know!
I hope one day i can return to Seville, because i have to say it captured me.
oh, if you're wondering why i switched from saying Seville/Sevilla, Andalucia/Andalusia, its because Sevilla and Andalucia is spanish, and Seville/Andalusia english.
Hope all's well,
... ho in the hole, this was the winner …
The Rest of the Day
After the walking tour, I slowly made my way back to the hostel through the really cool streets. I planned to do the Free Night Walking tour but it ended up being cancelled as there was only 4 people so instead I headed off for a walk around anyway, I found myself down by the river just on dark it looked magnificent with lights illuminating the bridges and the Golden tower and the ...