Travel Blogs from Seville
It was sooo hot in Sevilla!!! We walked around and saw the biggest Gothic Cathedral (also the third largest church after Vatican's and St Paul's in London). It was so hot that Samantha and Mandy stayed at Burger King and didn't come with us to explore.
Plaza de Espana was very pretty. I took several pictures while many people were hiding …
... top deck and drank beers and relaxed while swimming in the pool. Unfortunately the pool was only about 2m by 10m and with the amount of people traffic coming in and out it was pretty disgusting by the close of play! I resorted to just having my body in the water. We went out for dinner to a stunning little tapas place not far from our hostel, it was rated number one on trip advisor and for good reason! We were joined by some girls (Nara, Asia & 1 more i forget) that we had ...
... We should have known at this point that we'd become serious tapas addicts. Not to mention that cerveza (beer) is extremely cheap as well... If there's one thing to know about Seville: it is extremely HOT! Siestas are taken very seriously in this city because it really isn't comfortable to be outside during the afternoon. We are writing this a few weeks later and we have yet to experience anything like Seville's heat again. Fortunately, it is only ...
... Portugal coast for a few days. I told Jeff that I will be returning to Seville next week and get an apartment while waiting for Amelia's studies to end, he's not amused....dang it! Did some more walking around Seville, darn, why is it that we always seem to end up at Amelia's new home? Know they have to be back for their 2:30pm lunch and was hoping to catch her. Walked to the old Jewish quarter of Santa Cruz for tapas. Had gazpacho, calamari ...
... which we sat and enjoyed its wild variations for some time.
The palace started off in the 10th century as an Islamic quarter and then got built for the the Spanish royals in the moorish style around 12th century for King Peter 1. It is world heritage and oldest palace still in use by royals in Europe.
The outside gardens are also beautiful. The scent of roses and orange blossom was very relaxing as we wandered around ponds, fountains, tile ...
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