Carmen Del Cobertizo
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... travel by train vs. planes:
- Trains are slower than planes once in transit
- You enjoy plane food
- You are a masochist and love pain and discomfort
- You are using plane trips as a free session to become desensitized to your issue of claustrophobia
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Room service is a GODSEND! It has saved us a few times when we are short of time to eat before heading off to a performance. It ...
Granada was somewhere else we know nothing about except it has the number one attraction in Spain according to lonely planet 'Alhambra.' The city backs onto Spain's highest mountain peaks the Sierra Nevada making for a wonderful backdrop. We arrived early afternoon and took the customary walk around the city to get our bearings. We really thought we had missed the memo as this place really was a dive, a two hour walk in stinking heat and nothing to report. What are we doing ...
First thing this morning I wandered down to a nearby grocery store to buy some food for breakfast. This was easy enough although it was kind of like shopping at a small IGA, it has everything you need but it comes at a price. (It's easy to tell when something is expensive here when the price in Euros is more than I would pay in dollars.) I grabbed some bread, milk, coffee ...
... us most was how this palace came to be built. Around 1238, the then Moorish ruler Mohammed I realised that the era of the Moors was close to an end. He peacefully abdicated his throne and kingdom to the Spanish King Ferdinand on the condition that he be allowed to move his court and build a new palace at the foothills of the Sabika hill. The palace was built using the native red earth and the peasants therefore named it 'al-karat al-Hamra' (the palace built of red ...
... and fountains that we also walked though. From this vantage point we could look out over the white buildings and red tiled roofs of the city of Grenada which offered an unbeatable view. Although Grenada was an incredible city with perhaps the most Muslim influence of any in Spain, we boarded the bus around 3pm to head to Cordoba, the last stop on the weekend trip. This three hour trip through the Andalusian countryside was filled with rolling hills of olive trees! As ...