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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... some of the residents.
We tried again at the second place (no name is coming back this time) and did pause to wander a small Main Street market selling mainly clothes and shoes but we only bought some much needed water to refresh ourselves.
We pushed on but after some mental calculations and in the realisation we don't have a great idea of the exact location of our Granada apartment nor of the access arrangements with host Miguel (having seemingly lost full ...
... Outside the castle there is a massive garden grounds, along with the rest of the Alhambra buildings and/or remains. It is stiflingly hot, and gets hotter as we explore the grounds and climb higher into the full sun. After climbing the towers we find a free museum and steal the air conditioning for a bit. We could explore more, but it is hot and more importantly we are hungry. So we take the much easier and shadier walk down the hill. We decide to ...
... very careful with my purse because there were lots of pick pockets around the town. He was a very gracious man and it was nice to spend a little of our afternoon with him. Once we had the last of our purchases, we left the Moroccan and headed up toward the Alhambra to begin our afternoon tour. They were very particular about allowing people in at EXACTLY 2 pm. One minute too early and they were turned away. So we stood back and waited until ...
... covered waffle. After a rest we ventured our again to a bascilica built in the early 1700s. Its point of diference being the elaborate gold decoration, some of the riches plundered from south america by the conquisadores. We had arrived a bit before the 4pm opening time so we went across the street and ordered churros. These are long skinny doughnuts - ours were still warm - which you then dunk in hot chocolate. Not drinking chocolate but full on ...
... cathedral and then saw a sign reading 'cava and tapa, 2€'. Despite our first disastrous attempt at tapas in Barcelona, we gave it a try. A glass of champagne and a snack for 2 euro!? Awesome! And this was the beginning of a self-created tapa tour. With the exception of the 'cava' actually being 'Cana' (beer instead of bubbly), they were delicious. 6€ later, full and definitely tipsy, we headed back to claim luggage and board the train to ...