Gran Hotel Solucar
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Yesterday we said farewell to Portugal and crossed over to the bordering country of Spain. The first stop in Spain is Seville. Seville is another huge city with skyscrapers and numerous sites such as plazas, gardens, and even a bull ring. Getting around in Seville was a lot like in Lisbon, however, it is rare that you find a local resident that speaks English. Even the bus driver that drove into Spain from Portugal didn't speak any English. That being ...
... become. Seville failed to deny this logic as the forecast for today is for sunny skies and a top temperature of 28 degrees Celsius.
I woke at approximately 8AM after rather a poor night’s sleep. We then proceeded to breakfast at our local café which was awful and rather expensive for burnt bread and ham. I clumsily tripped over a step, before we checked out of the hotel and set the GPS for a shortish drive to Seville.
... all Moorish palaces are actually created using plaster moulds.
As with the Alhambra there is lots of water used in the patio and garden areas, numerous garden and patio areas, lots of decoration (and colour which was faded or gone) and lots of rooms.
After visiting the palace we wandered around the Jewish quarter. Basically we got lost in the narrow, but cool (in both meanings of the word), streets. It was a great area to get ...
... read the streets were very narrow in the old town. We walked around through the narrow streets and out to an area where you could see the whole valley. We also ended up eating lunch here. It was a beautiful “white hill” town.
Something else I keep forgetting to mention, is that all over Spain, we see the stop signs, and they say STOP. We didn't think they would be in English, but maybe that's the universal ...
... of houses, clubs, mosaics, ovens, and baths. But what really stood out was the old ampitheater. We're talking gladiator-type ampitheater. With the exotic animal pit of doom and everything. Apparently, Itálica was the first city in Spain to be modeled directly off of Rome. I was able to get so close up in the ruins. I walked through and up above in the ampitheater. It truly is one of those things where pictures just ...