- Drycleaning onsite
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool
- Outdoor pool
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Conference facilities
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... Queen of Spain came to Alhambra and held court there. Christopher Columbus was given an audience and finally given approval to explore the new world. Reconquering Alhambra meant Spain was back in Spanish rule.
Granada is also the home of Spanish guitar making and well yes I bought a guitar from an artisan family business. We couldn't converse well but "guitar talk" was well understood.
... same artisans who decorated the Alhambra . This room was better preserved because it had been boarded and tiled over and was only found when a fire destroyed part of the building in the 1850's. Upstairs we saw a beautifully crafted wooden ceiling, highly decorated and put together without nails, like a jigsaw puzzle.
Next on the agenda was the Capilla Real(royal chapel) built by Ferdinand & Isabella, henceforth to be known as F&I in ...
... and we all enjoyed it. Down - After watching 3 dances the police stopped the show, asking for a permit. It was done in a really nice way, they waited for the song to end before they asked for the permit. One dancer gave him some paperwork and he walked away inspecting it. This gave them time for one more dance, and the opportunity to do some collections from the crowd before he finally asked them to leave. Naturally that got some boo's from the crowd. Up - With the flamenco ...
... out how to get out of the airport to the city center so we can make our way to our hotel. It doesn't look that far to our hotel and the streets look well lit and populated so we decide to walk. We make it to our hotel just fine but are starving. If course it is after 2am and the clerk doesn't think anything is open but let's us know there is a convenient store a block away. With no options we take a look. Nothing is even minutely enticing and ...
... fry ups and freeway driving, we arrived in Granada at Hotel Reina Mora shortly after 1:45PM. We had lunch in a nearby café, and then we proceeded into the town for some much needed strolling around. The city itself is much bigger than I expected, with Islamic influence very much a feature of certain areas. As we are in Granada tomorrow, we didn’t actually see any major sights today, as we decided to save them for a full day in the city. We continued walking ...