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... even then. Apart from the difficulties under foot, the ridge is a switchback of short sharp ascents and descents. Sometimes it's best to stick to the ridgeline, but in places this is impossible, either because of the vegetation or because of steep crags, and I have to detour to one side or the other. Somewhere along here, one of the minor summits is called Cerro Boniato - but there are several contenders and I've never managed to work out which one ...
... of our pursuits to learn spanish. It is already getting really hot in Córdoba. My human rights class only meets once a week, on Thursdays afternoons. When we took the long walk to that class this week it was really hot and I was dying by the time we got there in my jeans and boots! That class is a direct matriculation class with the university, so there are other study abroad students, as well as Spanish students in it. The kids in my program and I are not ...
The weather has been very pleasant and warm, and we are doing well with light jackets or sweaters. But again, our clothes aren't matching the heavier winter clothing of the locals. You can really see who the Canucks are!
Mark is going to add some of the nice pictures he and the kids took at the Alhambra.
Bye for now,
... by the Moorish rulers of the Emirate of Granada occupying the top of the hill of the Assabica on the southeastern border of the city of Granada in Andalusia. The Alhambra's Moorish palaces were built for the last Muslim Emirs in Spain and its court, of the Nasrid dynasty.
We decided to go to Alhambra the day before so it was too late to pre-book ...
... The gardens were excellent too, with lots of flowers and fountains.
The views of the Alhambra from the Albaicín area (which is the old arabic area) were excellent too, and we watched the sunset from there.
The food has all been fantastic. You get free tapas with beer here, which is really nice, although I think we're probably drinking too much ...