Gran Hotel Solucar
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... Directly across from our parking spot was a building with a sign that read, "annexio". We walked inside just as Mass began! It turns out the large , old Church of St. Mary has a beautiful annex just across the square from it in which Mass is held...and we made it just in time. The main church was not open , but the inside of the annex was just beautiful, one of our favorites. The wall behind the altar was embellished with rose colored stone and the statues included images of ...
... and not a human statue. She informs us that the way you can tell the difference, is that the human statue has a bucket next to it.
The Cathedral itself, Catedral de Santa María de la Sede, is overwhelming. It's big. Largest church in the world at one point, and today the third largest. This is also the final resting place for Christopher Columbus. Maybe we should have realized this before we left, but old Christopher has been a consistent ...
... throughout the city, so don't be surprised if you see this visiting Spain. It definitely takes some getting used to.
On the third morning of our visit, we boarded a bus and made the 5 hour trip down to Sevilla - a wonderful town in Andalucía, the southern region of Spain. The drive was absolutely beautiful; I had never realized that Spain is such a mountainous country. I will tell of my Sevilla adventures in the next entry!
This week I turned 21. It felt kind of funny celebrating the fact that I could legally drink in a country where I have been legal since I was 18 but that didn't make it any less fun. Since classes were all pretty much the same as they were last week, other then the fact that instead of cooking Lamb's brains we made some vegetarian dishes in my cooking class this week, I guess we can just go into the celebration part of ...