Las Palomas Hostal
Travel Blogs from Jerez De La Frontera
... up the Mediterranean Sea and some lovely mountains which would have seen fierce fighting during the a Civil War. We trundled across La Mancha but the famous windmills that tormented Don Quiote were always on the wrong side for me to get a photo. Dramatic scenery saw us head on towards Cordoba and finally fields of sunflowers wilted as Seville drew nearer. I think it ...
... taste some of these things (cooked expertly) before I will
brave buying them. So I bought what I knew, vegetables still sandy from the
ground, fresh eggs, honey with the comb, and olives from a back yard. The small
abuelas (grandmas) spoke no English, but what a connection there is when food
is the currency, and it is grown with care. The resulting lunch was just as
delicious as every moment spent gathering the ingredients. JOYFULL!
And then ...
... high cellars are still in use, maintaining a constant temperature and humidity in semi darkness to ensure a quality sherry. Walking there was definitely advantageous as after the tour there was a tasting.........midafternoon......
As we were ahead of the tourist season, flamenco was not being performed nightly. Consequently, we were fortunate in that a small theatre had a performance. There ...
... very good, but I wanted it to accompany something. Mike tried their soup specialty, Hash Soup which was chicken broth based, he loved it, went with the rainy day and a little comfort for him, after all I have been teasing him, he is such a good sport! Tony decided to try the Artichoke house specialty which was halved, roasted and dredged with fantastic olive oil and vinegar. It was in season and to die for, we all shared. Four of us do not eat Artichokes in Canada but ...
There are processions most days and I must confess that I get a bit bored after a while. It also causes a fair bit of congestion in the centre of town as the main drag in town is blocked by the galleries and so people going about their business are forced to find gaps and the flow is disrupted. Also the local bars and cafes with seats outside cant function normally.
We watched many of the processions but the main reason for ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLas Palomas Hostal Jerez De La Frontera
Friendly service, and clean rooms. A simple breakfast offered for a couple euros.
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