Gran Hotel Solucar
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... evening when the sun is not as strong). You can just walk and stroll these pedestrian streets and it's beautiful. I already bought a Spanish fan, red flower for my hair and Spanish shawl to wear. And more. Thought I'd share a few more pictures of the day. XO, ...
Weather today was much the same as yesterday, very pleasant. We set out to see some of the lesser sights which involved walking from one end of Seville to the other. First we went to the Plaza de Espana - built in 1929 for a Great Exhibition. It's a semi circular building with tiled alcoves for each of Spain's 40 provinces. Quite pretty tiles but the whole space seems a bit pointless. We then walked through the old tobacco factory which is now part of the university but used to be ...
... beautiful gardens. A lot of the architecture and decoration (particularly the tiles) is very reminiscent of what we saw in Marrakech which does remind you that Africa is just across the water and this area was controlled by the same people for a long time.
We also took a walk on top of the main modern sculpture in the city, affectionately called the "mushroom" by locals. Evidently most people in Seville hate it, but I thought it was great.
Off to our last stop next - ...
We had a couple of days on the beaches in southern Portugal which were very beautiful. We are now in Sevilla in Spain. The weather is hot, hot hot! 37 degrees today, the same tomorrow then goes up to 40! We are staying in the medieval part of town which consists of this whole area of little winding alleys with shops, restaurants and ancient buildings everywhere. It's very cool. No cars can fit down the alleys, some are only a meter ...
... to Seville ( who says Linda is not spoilt) then 2.5hr trip to Seville. Hotel is in the Santa Cruz district. Hotel is nice but pretty tired and needs a bit of a refresh. After a long awaited shower we had our first tapas. A bit underwhelmed but maybe it was just the tapas bar. Walked around a little then back to hotel for some ...