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I seem to always be describing Spanish towns as beautiful but they are! Cordoba is no exception. We arrived here mid afternoon after a slow train journey to Madrid then a very fast one to here. Things went smoothly and we managed to get from Chamartin to Attacha with ease and had enough time to have some lunch there before getting the fast train. Got a bus from the railway station ( another ...
... though it was a slow amble. I had pulled up a bit lame after all that, so took it easy. Home again in like fashion to lie about, write, reading, research and stuff.
All the walking about is a great opportunity to observe people, behaviour, places, design and take pics and is great recreation.
At 7.30 dinner was necessary so we rallied ourselves and walked down Augustine Moreno, our usual ...
... being able to explore!
Later that night, Marv and I met up with some friends from the other Mercer program who are also currently studying abroad in Sevilla. We had a good time walking the streets of Calle Betis again and tried to search for the discoteca that I had been to the previous week but miserably failed. We ended up just calling it a night and got a taxi to go home. Just to be safe! I would have to say it was a very good Saturday. :)
Sunday 4th November. We arrived at Camping La Albolafia in Villafranca de Cordoba in the pouring rain and besides the odd let up it's not stopped. The site itself is good and the staff helpful.
Thursday: As the rain had stopped we ventured in to Cordoba to visit the old town. After driving around we eventually found a car park which, to our surprise, was just across the river from the old town.
One thing we have noticed in Spain is that they give you ...
... inside as it is on the outside. We have been recommended a street to visit for tapas, but these little tiny twisty streets defeat us and we cannot for the life of us find what the concierge has pointed out to us. We end up taking a backstreet option and finding a tapas bar called aptly "101 tapas", which funnily enough has 101 different tapas. In a fortunate twist, it has the description in English as well as Spanish and we choose ...