Casa Palacio De Los Leones
Travel Blogs from El Puerto de Santa Maria
... of the journey. My second mistake was to, having removed it, try and pump up the tyre a little, then POW!! All the air in my tyre escaped in half a second. Completely flat. My second puncture in Spain and on the last day t'boot. Fixed in a jiffy under a bridge just outside Jerez, we limped into town for a well-deserved coke. The hard part was over. We knew it was only 20 miles or so to the coast, and with a couple of hills ahead of us, the feeling of excitement ...
... as interesting as Cadiz. We walked the lanes and kept coming across lovey squares which were packed with people on a Saturday evening out in the bars, restaurants and with their kids in playgrounds. There is heaps more to see which we will do in the morning.
We were disappointed to find out that there is no Flamenco in Cadiz tonight. Very disappointing. More fabulous tapas for dinner though and by some good fortune, ...
Jerez de la Frontera is famous for the production of sherry and for the Equestrian School of Art. We stayed at the Hotel Exe Guadalete which is just out of the centre towards the equestrian school. The hotel was nice enough with a decent pool.
Arriving on a Sunday we found that many things were closed so our afternoon was spent wandering around viewing things from the outside including the rather impressive Alcazar. We stopped off for tapas at a place with ...
... stride, he was happy, I mean happier than usual. The old boy was even humming as he turned to me and said "Don't mention the rugby in your blog!". "What rugby", I innocently replied. "Ah, yes, very good - no, you know the game yesterday. Don't mention it, might upset some of your english readers, they'll think you're gloating". The ambladura continued, contented sighs returned as we glanced across the bay to Cadiz. To the hummed tunes of "Men ...
... two old forts. Its such a weird town though because its actually a island off the coast, joined to the mainland by the isthmus, so it looks really strange on a map. Kind of like….hanging….I don’t know, look it up on google maps and you can see what I mean.
But yeah the five of us hit up the walking tour in the morning which was really interesting, best tour I have done so far in a city. Its got such a comprehensive history and ...
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