Hotel Rural El Navio
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... floats which are all carried through town. It's a very big thing here. The church is not very old but it is spectacular inside. In the museum we saw a few of the floats. Covered in gold and silver. We got back on the bus and were dropped off with our luggage about a 10 minute walk from our hotel in the old city. The streets are so narrow no bus could get through. We dropped our luggage in our room and we on a walking tour to the cathedral. This is the biggest cathedral in Spain. ...
What to do today? Interested in the archaeological museum, we made our way back towards the plaza Espana and the beautiful park, looking for a history lesson on the region. We picked up some typical Sevillian sweets on the way, unlike anything we've had really, pastries that seem to be soaked in honey and other exotic flavours, very delicious. Of course we were charged by weight at the bakery and our meagre entrance fee at the museum (1,50€) ended up ...
... still felt quite great.
Today was my first day in Sevilla and it was absolutely amazing. All the nervousness from the last couple days has turned into excitement. Jamie and I met our Seņora (house mom), Maite, and the whole family. We have an adorable little room with two beds, a desk and dresser and we will try to keep it neat but that probably won't last more than a week or two. We had some delicious lunch and ...
... were there 10 minutes before it opened, grabbed a table and by the 7:30 opening the owner was already shooing people away. We had the most interesting and delicious tapas including salmon sashimi with wasabi ice-cream, carpaccio with parmesan ice cream, a tiny lamb tangine, foie gras with ginger ice cream and for desert - mojito ice-cream. The owner explained that he had spent 1700 Euros on an ice cream maker and his wife was insistent that it he make good use of it.
... with them in mind. I didn't mind... It was great. Afterward, we walked together to the Cathedral of Seville. According to one of her professors, this is the second largest cathedral in the world. I think the first must be St. Peter's in Rome, which I went to last summer. The cathedral here in Seville has a very high tower that has become one of the symbols of the city. We climbed it together, and instead of stairs there were ramps. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet