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... would not get us to Madrid early enough so we made a mad dash to pack, scarf dinner and take a late night train out last night. It was about a 4 hr train ride from Madrid to Granada. We were able to find our apartment with only a little trouble as we were staying in the Albaicin neighborhood which is a UNESCO world heritage site. We had read that is was hilly and filled with narrow cobblestone streets- sounded just like ...
... of green at the broad valley floor where we sighted plantations of narrow and straight trees and vegetable crops. The diversity of even a relatively short journey as we did today is amazing.
We neared Granada and followed m'ladies instructions to exit the autovia for a winding entry into this city of much greater size than I'd expected. We managed to locate and program in the address of our apartment (drawn from an old email I found) and was a little perplexed when ...
... we strike up a conversation. They are Danielle from Canada and Ozge from Turkey. They are also headed to our flight and to Barcelona. We chat through the bus ride and again when he get to our gate to wait for our plane. We exchange contact info in hopes of maybe hanging out some in Barcelona. The flight is crowded and people are in a pretty big hurry at 11/12 at night. We fight a crowd, but get off the plane and grab our bags. Heather and ...
Arrived at the Alhambra hotel in Granada to be greeted by the most astounding place. Perched on the side of the hill next to the Alhambra, the hotel was built in 1915 in a Moorish style. Picture the State Theatre on steroids and it will give you some idea. Stucco, plaster work, the widest hotel corridors west of the Pennines and a balcony overlooking the city. All astounding.
And tomorrow the real reason we are here.....the Alhambra.
... right to trust him because the following day the whole trip went perfectly to plan.
Despite Granada being the site of the last battle between Muslim and Christian and the end of the Islamic (Muslim) presence in Spain, the Alhambra built by the Moors was not attacked, therefore it all remains in its original splendour, a superb example of Moorish architecture.
So what is the Alhambra? Well, it is actually three ...
Other places to stay in Granada
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Centro, Granada | 2 star hotelfrom $43
Centro, Granada | 2 star hotelfrom $38
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Real de Cartuja 8, Granada | Hotelfrom $47
calle aljibe de la vieja, 16., Granada | Hotelfrom $66
Centro, Granada | Hotelfrom $72