Travel Blogs from Jerez De La Frontera
... great feeling of the diversity and size of Spain and France travelling across it by train.
At Seville we had an hour and 10 minutes until our train on to Jerez where our journey ends for three weeks. We are returning by train at the end of August with a bunch of friends taking in Barcelona again, Aix en Provence, Annecy and Paris but that is another story......
... even more pleasure today…I packed some of the
food from my yesterday, walked the ½ hour into town (no city buses that early) and
caught a regional bus to Jerez, where I grabbed a taxi to the Fundación Real Escuela Andaluza del
Arte Ecuestre (www.realescuela.org Royal Andalusian
School of Equestrian Art ). This was the one day trip I knew was
doable from Sanlucar, and I was not disappointed. No lines, very few people that early, and so
... for dinner instead of going out so we all can talk. It´s so nice and it works out because this is the season of rebajas, or huge sales at every clothing and shoe store. I´d rather spend my money on clothes than food, anyway. Bring the big suitcase, Chris!
Tomorrow I go to Cádiz, which is on the Atlantic Coast. It´s supposed to be really beautiful. I´ll probably get lost there too.
Oh, I was wrong about the merry-go-round. there are actually a lot of families here.
The region of Andalucia is well-known for its love of horses. I had booked my tickets well in advance for an aways sold out horse show by the famous Real Escuela de Arte Equestre in Jerez de la Frontera (an hour away from Sevilla). I thought the show was at 8pm but stressfully found out in the morning that it was actually at noon. A taxi to Sevilla Santa Justa station and a taxi from Jerez de la Frontera station meant that I made it JUST on ...
... and enjoying the ambience in Jerez.
Our friends arrived on schedule and we spent the rest of the day relaxing. It was my birthday and so we went to our favourite restaurant (La Parrilla) and had a lovely meal and quite a lot of wine. There are now 4 teenagers and 2 mums in our party.
We spent the Sunday in Jerez and as the temperature soared we headed ...