Tryp Granada Albayzin Hotel
Travel Blogs from Granada
... it is time for a drink and to try some of Granada's famous free tapas. That is, with every drink you buy you get a little dish to nibble on. We start in the Albayzin with a nice glass of local white wine. The tapas that came out were olives, toast with tomato and Serrano ham. After some more of these I have a sweet craving so head to one of the old town’s churrorias. Churros are deep fried dough that you dip into a think ...
After being on this trip for almost a month I've come to realize one very important thing. If it wasn't terribly obvious before, people annoy me. It's not just Spanish people, Americans annoy me as we'll. First of all, anyone that knows me, knows I am a very friendly, polite person, unless given a reason not to be. I was raised with southern hospitality and manners. My family has some of the most polite people you could ever meet. They are the definition ...
... it was also the day our old Queen Beatrix gave her thrown to our new King Willem-Alexander we had to celebrate it. So Jesse and I fixed everything we needed, decorated his house (we celebrated it there because his house is bigger) and invited all of our friends. The party was great everyone was or got orange. Besides that it was a real dutch queens day party it also became a real Spanish party, because everyone, including the police, came! In Spain it is very normal for ...
... the fact that these figures were so important that their bodies have been in this church for however long - made me curious to imagine them in their heavy robes with all of their minions walking around the coldchurch throwing out orders!
The Cathedral was also amazing, but mostly because of it's size. Again, it was super tall because God is toward the sky, but it was absolutely massive. I wish that my pictures could capture the size, but you will have to use ...
... Later that night we went back to the train station to take an overnight train to Barcelona. This was our only option available, and of course since we booked it so late in advance, there were no beds available and we all had seats again. This ride was more miserable than Budapest was, but everyone was just excited to finally get to Barcelona.
PS: We had a professional photo-shoot done at the Alhambra that I added for your enjoyment
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