- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... the great historic sites in Europe. Original construction on the site of the Alhambra goes back to the 9th century, but its development as a Moorish stronghold began with its reconstruction in the 11th century by the muslim rulers of that era. Over the centuries some parts of the huge complex were destroyed, while other areas were constructed to satisfy the desires of the group in power at a particular time. Unfortunately, the mosque that ...
... The shopping in the centre of Granada is great fun. Small cobbled passage wander in and out through the city centre, lined with shops selling all conceivable goods - from the latest fashions to old brick-a-brak. But the real stars of Granada are the gypsy cave homes built into the hillside. A top highlight is to visit a gypsy flamenco performance in one of the actual caves - awesome experience. Meet a real gypsy = ...
... Whilst our clothes have probably been washed in a machine a few times we've never really been sure as to whether they were washed using detergent as they never came back smelling of anything clean. Anyway, with this new luxury I have decided to machine wash absolutely everything in our bags. It's very refreshing.
After the highlight of clean clothes we ventured out again to stock up ...
... br> 2. La Alhambra - Right from the start of our Spanish trip, we had heard rave reviews of La Alhambra by the locals. Back home my mum (a history student) had told us it was un-missable. So our expectations from this place were pretty high. Both in Seville and Cordoba our airbnb hosts had urged us to book tickets online, but when we tried we found the site didn't allow bookings using Australian credit cards! A bit of setback as we also heard numerous stories ...
... for Sevilla, had our walking tour, and new exactly what we wanted to do. Explore, eat, and drink.
Day 2 in Sevilla was a fantastic adventure, mostly because this city was so different than Granada. I felt like as beautiful and historic as Granada was, it was incredibly quiet compared to the hustle and bustle of Madrid, and the liveliness of Sevilla. That evening a few friends explored Calle Betis, where we were told was the best place to go ...