Hotel Rural El Navio
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
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Slogged out 16km of bitumen road before finally turning back into the Parque Natural Sierra Norte. That was pure torture in every way. Most of it a climb including what they called a 'killer hill' which wasn't bad just long and seeming eternal. Then a much more pleasant 13km into today's village. Even managed to catch deer with my eyes, sadly not the camera - buck and doe. Lots and lots of hills but they take ...
... on stucco panels, brightly colored ceramic tiles, coffered wooden ceilings, etc). Surrounding the courtyard are many different rooms, the main one being the Hall of Ambassadors. This was where Pedro impressed guests showcasing the cube shaped room and half-domed ceiling (common in important Islamic buildings). The cube shape is supposed to represent earth and the dome, the heavens showing that Pedro thought to control both heaven and earth. The ...
We then needed to walk it all off so headed to Plaza de Espania and rented a crazy bike and went for a tour.
We walked back thru the tiny streets by the University and stopped for a quick coffee, beer.
Now we wait for the Tapa bars to open again after 8:00 pm to grab some dinner.
So much fun but late late late.
We arrived in the city of Sevilla in time for a late morning tour of the giant castle called Alcazar. This Sevillano landmark was first the site of a Roman fort and later for over four centuries as a Moorish palace. When Spain reconquered the region, the castle was converted for royal Spanish use, but most of the existing architecture and the expansive gardens were left as-is. The blending of Moorish and Renaissance influences works well here. We were ...
... soccer game on the back of his motorcycle. Carmen is a journalism student who I get along with as well as anyone else I know. We have so much fun together and it's really crazy how similar we are considering our backgrounds have literally nothing in common. Every other day or so she takes me through a different part of the city-- all of the confusing back streets and little plazas I would never see otherwise. She takes me out with her friends ...