Vita San Anton
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It was beautiful from the first step in to the walk through the exit gate.
The Alhambra was the last place that the Christians took from the Muslims in 1492. It was built in 711. The architecture in most of the palace is mostly still the original Muslim work, though you can see some of the Christian additions toward the end of the tour. Students made connections to the aqueducts, the idea of the Islamic Golden Age, and ...
... into rhythm. Facute, a Sicilian artist, sketched me, replacing my singed eyelashes, that I'd shortened in the campo fire last week! Hungry I rolled down hill to the mirador cafe for meat and beer and then strolled out towards the hills. The cool white caves offered a quiet place to siesta amongst the aromatics. Eventually I worked out the bus home just as the sky went pink and the streets began to heave with ...
Arrived Granada on Thursday 13 November and immediately fell in love with it. The ambience, the light, the people, the pace; everything appealed to us. Our apartment was also special, complete with a cute little balcony with great views of the Alhambra.
Dinner was tapas at Taberna de la Tana. No wonder that this tiny bar was filled to overflowing, as the food was delicious. One woman ...
... or destroyed and rebuilt to his own liking over many years. Influential were Yusuf I and Mohammed V who combined palaces together and built the Palace of the Lions. A lot of restorations have been carried out by Catholic Monarchs of Granada but the most important was by Charles V, when several rooms were added to the Alhambra and the Charles V Palace was built. Each time you walk into another room you just stare in awe at the grandiose decorations. But ...
... Frito, or fried fish. Located on the riverbank separating the city center from the side our hotel was on, the beauty of the river and the bridges connecting the two sides was quite a sight to see. We sat, ordered up some vino tinto, sangria, and the menú del día (two dishes, a drink, and a dessert). We ate, talked, and partied the night away.
Part two is the continuation of Sevilla on our second day there, along with our final day in Córdoba.