Las Palomas Hostal
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Friendly service, and clean rooms. A simple breakfast offered for a couple euros.
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We actually arrived last night as I mentioned in yesterday's blog and the first tapas place where we ate was a delight. Delicious eggplant with goat cheese...a flavor treat.
Our hotel includes breakfast and I honestly expected baguettes and coffee. Its a full spread with anything you'd want...hard boiled egg, cold cuts, yogurt, sweets, fresh fruit, juice, and Spanish omelette (potato ...
Jerez de la Frontera is traditionally known as THE capital of sherry production in the world. As I like sherry, it was a good destination for a day's outing. We found so much more there that we couldn't take it all in, in one day.
Historically, Jerez's proximity to the Atlantic Ocean has made it a very attractive place for many cultures, including the Phoenicians, the Romans, the Muslims, the Jews, and then taken by the Christian ...
... two families generously invited us to share their tapas and, through broken Spanish on our part, we were able to spend a fun afternoon together at the flamenco bar!
Besides flamenco, we spent much of our week in Jerez going to the Royal Andalucian Equestrian School. Probably the best riders and trainers of Spanish horses attend this prestigious school and parts of it are open for public viewing. We went to see the dressage show, ...
... in one of the upstairs rooms. The roof is bricked off and so cannot be viewed. We wandered around it choosing rooms and getting excited about the plan that the architects had produced for us. We took measurements of the rooms and talked about how we wanted to change the plans slightly.
It is a very exciting project and we had started on our way with it. I wonder how it will turn out and how much it will actually cost!!!
... near Madrid a few months ago. They were donating toys to the children there; women can keep their children (under age 3)in prison with them. There is some volunteer work being done at another prison mid-June and she's going to see if she can get me signed up for it. Yay!!!
I'm going to try to get caught up on the blog over the next couple of days. We have some fun pictures and have had some very interesting moments. I'll try to post short ...