Travel Blogs from Orgiva
... of about a dozen ibex who must have been hanging around here. Fortunately they linger long enough for a few photos. Besides the Sierra Nevada to the south and Orduna to the west, I can now see Penon de Bogarre, a similar peak to this one lying to the east and further away there's another snow-capped range, which must be Cazorla-Segura, an area I've not yet investigated (it's too far for a day-trip from Frigiliana).
After lunch, I've a decision ...
... enclosing much of La Alhambra. We visited this crowded tourist destination around 4 pm when it was easily 90 degrees outside. One of the palaces was under construction so we walked by workers repairing a fountain. A music festival is going to be held in La Alhambra; therefore, they are repairing many parts of La Alhambra. It was weird to see chairs and stages set up throughout La Alhambra in preparation. The views from La Alhambra were fantastic and the ...
We paid 12€ each to enter "Alhambra", which at first thought was way too dear for the likes of us, but it soon paid for itself quickly when we got into the palace.
The Islamic patterns and calligraphy were simply amazing and we were astounded by the water features and gardens. We had never seen such complex decorations!
The place also had a huge ...
... coexist in the caves with the gypsies. Apparently the children of successful Spaniards love to torture their parents by becoming Pies Negros…why don’t they just become ER docs?
A walled palace/ fortress with beautiful gardens and 4 main sections to it: The Generalife, the Palace of Charles V (son of Ferdinand and Isabel), the Alcazar (or fortress) and the Palace Nazarios. The Palace Nazarios once home to Sultans has intricate Arabic decorations of ...
Today was a very productive day for me. I've been wanting to go exploring for a while. We’ve seen a lot of Granada, but there are many parts we have not yet discovered. This morning we had planned to meet, and go to some places on our map that we were given at the beginning of the semester. As I was walking to Jess H.’s apartment building, I came across three other friends who were meeting to go an outdoor market. We had all heard of ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Pets allowed