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... we could. Once we got there, we first went on a walking tour through the central part and most interesting part of the city. We took a bus up so that we could walk Down through Sacromonte and Albayzin. This part is on the mountain and you have to get special permission to go there in a car. The houses here usually have lovely garden. Up in sacromonte people actually live in caves carved out in the mountain side. A long time ago people carved them out ...
... is stunning and dramatic with its massive white granite columns and vaulted ceilings. Best of all, Olivia was totally engaged -- asking questions and getting grossed out by the anatomically-correct sculpture of St. John the Baptist's severed head.
On our last Sunday in Granada, we took a walk up to the cave homes in Sacromonte -- some of them looked like regular homes from their facade, but some were just holes in the hillside covered with makeshift doors and inhabited ...
... massive tourist earner.
As we toured around, snap happy, we chatted with three young women from Perth, gotta love mannered, intelligent, good-humoured Aussies. This could be a manifestation of being out of my community. I miss it.
On Mikel's recommendation we went to a typically Spanish taverna for lunch at 2pm, Bodegas Castaneda. Bull's head on the wall, hanging hams and a great buzz of mainly older customers. We edged to the bar, no ...
... drink, eat and sleep on this trip at least. There were lots of fountains (we get it, you had water, the plebs didn't..), gardens, ruins, moorish baths and look out points everywhere. Started so keen an then when our 20minute attention span was up, the audio guide and keenness for photographing anything went back in our bags. We saw the big palace (INERT NAME HERE WHEN I FIND IT). It was cool... All the walls were so decorated with carvings. We learnt a lot but let's be honest, ...
... for off roading.......or crying and screaming at the flies, crickets and lizards in frustration........Suffice to say..........Anyway, after many trials and tribulations, and with the absolute delight of making acquaintances and one service station with Michael and Ria (pictured previously) I escaped this nightmare and have vowed that I will never allow Swiss people to give me advice on travel ever again........stick to providing advice about hiding vast ...
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