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... between. It was very picturesque and reminded me a lot of parts of rural Turkey. It was 90 degrees in Sevilla when we arrived and after a short 5EU taxi ride we arrived at Hotel Simon, a residential mansion from yesteryear that had been converted into a B&B with about 17 guest rooms. It was funky, basic but reasonably comfortable and close to both the downtown area and historical sites. Tapas and wine at a local tapa bar completed the ...
Up early again this morning, had a quick breakfast which was lovely in the hotel, then we had to catch a taxi to get up the hill to "Alhambra" walked around there for a couple of hours, it was absolutely amazing, the pictures do not do it justice. It is an ancient city of around 1,000 people back in the 12- 1300's. Truly amazing.
... but I shish my leg was better and that I would have known about it so that I could have joined in the fun.
Capilla Real (Royal Chapel)
Not a lot of interesting stuff here and they will not let you take pictures. However I did like the sets of tombs that represent Ferdinand, Isabel, Philip the Fair, and Juana the Mad. They are quite large covering most of the floor in front of the alter and were ...
... the city in the 13th century. The complex is an amazing mix of Islamic and Christian architecture. From the outside, the gardens have many Islamic features and when you first enter the mosque-cathedral, you see rows of double arches and marble columns in the prayer hall. So when you come upon the cathedral built within the mosque, it takes you by surprise. So unusual!
Cordoba is also home to the Royal Stables of Andalucia so we ...
... for his new young wife's son. The scheme didn't work though, as one son survived, Boabdil, and he went on to inherit the throne, the last Moorish sultan to rule before Granada fell to the Christians. There is a beautiful fountain with twelve lions which used to function as a clock, with a different lion spouting water each hour, a gift from the Jewish community to the sultan. Rumour has it that after the conquest ...
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