Vita San Anton
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- Swimming pool
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- Wheelchair accessibility
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... imitating the shape of the court magically gathers the shimmering reflections of the surrounding walls and pillars. We only got to see it during the day but it was pretty incredible. After all that walking we went to take the buss back to the city have dinner and went home. When we arrived we were all tired from the hours of walking, we stayed up a little bit after that went to sleep.
... treat to get some good home cooking after several weeks of eating out!)
So among all the anonymous people in Barcelona (and man, are there ever a lot - the city was jammed!), some of them grew names and faces and became my friends, at least for awhile. (And of course we're now also Facebook friends, because that's what one does nowadays.) So my time in Spain has been anything but lonely so far. And besides making my stay more fun, meeting people also makes a ...
... blob of red paint on a rock. I spend several minutes walking around looking for red paint before I eventually spot an extremely small cairn. Following the merest hint of a path, I then find a tiny blob of red on a rock a bit further on. Back on track!
The path leads gently upwards through densely-packed pine trees and eventually emerges at a minor col. The views are now opening out - I can see the pointed peak of Penon de la Mata to the west and the western end of ...
... in the background, and the city. There were once 30 mosques in this area, but virtually all have been demolished or replaced with churches. These Catholics did not mess around in medieval times. I proceeded to get intentionally lost in the labyrinth of cobbled streets and alleys of Albaicin. Many of the streets are pedestrianised and are interspersed with quaint plazas on which there are several cafes and restaurants, some specialising in Arabic cuisine. Sadly, the ...
... drink in the little cafes and bars below.
Once we had cooled down enough with the air conditioner on full blast, we prepared ourselves to once again face the heat of midday. It was well into the high 30s as we made our way to the tourist office for a map then headed into the Albaicín neighbourhood. It is full of winding streets that should be pedestrian only, so naturally there were several cars and motorbikes squeezing down the cobblestone streets even with the signs ...