Hotel Villa Jerez
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We got up and skyped the kids before heading out to Breakfast. We were looking for for fresh fruit as we've had very little since we got here. We found a large market but it wasn't open at 9.00am. So we resorted to the Supermercado. We weren't sure how long things would take in town and getting to Seville, so bought the obligatory ham, cheese and baguette toeat on the run if needed. We also bought some fruit.
We had a change for breakfast ...
... up the Mediterranean Sea and some lovely mountains which would have seen fierce fighting during the a Civil War. We trundled across La Mancha but the famous windmills that tormented Don Quiote were always on the wrong side for me to get a photo. Dramatic scenery saw us head on towards Cordoba and finally fields of sunflowers wilted as Seville drew nearer. I think it ...
... hair! The show opened with a solo performer who looked like a speckled egg. He was extremely muscular, trotting sideways, parading around the arena. He even performed a 'donut' a few times, presenting himself proudly to the crowd. Next, 4 horses created interesting patterns, crossing over each other diagonally across the arena. Then another 4 horses entered the arena, this time riderless, with the trainers walking alongside them. They ...
... visit to the Alcazar which was very interesting and we got some lovely photos but it was very very hot in the high 30's. We hid from the heat in the flat with the air conditioning on and had fun reading and watching red dwarf on the dvd player.
We went out for tapas and a few drinks in the evening and went to bed looking forward to going to the beach tomorrow.....
... going to have a hard time readjusting to no beer and Spanish food at midday.
After lunch, we took a little walk to burn off some chocolate cake. The goal was to find the remains of a Roman Aqueduct. As it turns out, the "remains" are not much more than some stones with holes in them, lined up next to each other. So it wasn't that impressive. But the walk felt good.
We spent the rest of the day continuing to toast on the beach ...