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Travel Blogs from Sanlucar la Mayor
... as the risk the men take when getting that close to a mad bull.
Last night I saw my first, and guaranteed only, corrida. This is because the very appealing price of 13 euros was for a novillada con picadores instead of a real, professional bullfight. We saw young men, literally the same age as us, ranging from 20-22, and young bulls from ages 3-4. These novilleros are trying to become professional and that's why they ...
... mile, there are tiled fountains, pavilions, ponds, benches, paintings, orange trees, flowerbeds, and at the end of it all the giant Plaza de Espaņa. The plaza is a half circle of wonderful arches, bricks, ponds, bridges, windows, ceramic title, and a huge water fountain in the center. Seeing it for the first time as the sun was setting, the building was lit up with yellow-orange sun light, making this site impossible to forget.
El Metropol Parasol
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... to achieve these days. You will find a lot of david sterns (no pun intended) in the architecture of this place which is in one word magical. By the time I got out it was around noon and the sun was getting a little hot. At the Placa de Espania which probably is even more beautiful by night, I finally gave in and bought a hat to secure myself from the fire ball that seemed to concentrate all its powers on my head. After a stroll down the .... river, ...
... at the tire situation....I'm hooped....its bad and my next rides will be through some of the windiest roads to date so I was told. I need new tire....baddddddd. Must resist the twist sighhhhhhhh last thing I want is a blow out in the middle of nowhere. So I decide to pontificate the situation on the ride to Jubugo. The town of Zafra is pretty nice but the Castle is the big feature I think....GPS gal to the rescue and Jubugo was only 80 km away....Its a great ride with ...
... over 700 feet. The surprise of this gorge, was like the first time I crossed over a gorge at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York. All of the terrain looked flat upon the approach and then all of a sudden there was nothing below you.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking