Hotel Rural El Navio
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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... well. Following coffee, we walked through gardens under a deep blue sky to the Plaza Español, which rivals any plaza either of us have seen anywhere in the world. We were gifted by a day of 23 degrees, and the fountain just sparkled as horses, carts, groups of tourists, locals arm in arm, walked the circuit. A donkey cart gave children rides, and on a small moat people clumsily rowed boats and took selfies. Already it was 12.30, and my right knee was giving me grief ...
... back and forth across the Atlantic more times after he died than than when he was alive. Anyway, it has been recently proven through DNA testing, that a portion of what is kept in a crypt here in Sevilla belongs to Christopher Columbus. The other grave-site in Santo Domingo has unresolved remains since they don't need/want it tested - they "know" that they have his real remains. . . . We made the trek up to the top of the bell ...
... too beautiful for words to describe. The history of the Alcazar is just as interesting... It is where Christopher Columbus returned to report to Queen Isabel on his discoveries in the New World. Queen Isabel was no dummy and knew she needed to get a piece of the action - the Alcazar became New World Central for all further enterprises. It is now the residence of the Royal Family when they are staying in Seville. Completely exhausted and overwhelmed by ...
... in and the one today (except for the price of the ticket!). The train trip was pretty uneventful - we stopped at about six stations on the way but they were very quick. The countryside we travelled through was fairly mountainous and quite dry looking, but everywhere you looked were olive tree groves - thousands of trees - I have never seen so many olive trees. They lasted all the way to Seville, which was about 180 kms. We also passed a number ...
... none to pleased by this! Feeling very tired, lazy and irritable I had a day consisting of not much other eating and reading. Not exactly how I'd planned on using my last day in Granada but I guess I could have worse days too. The next morning I boarded the train to Seville where I had an exceptionally pleasant treat in store - my dearest my darlingest wonderful sister (with some later added help from my mum) booked me a gorgeous little apartment to have alllllllllllll ...