Hotel Rural Zerbinetta
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Drove into Granada and on to Alhambra where, once we'd bought tickets, we were able to go straight in, with an hour to wander before our allotted time to enter the Palacios Nazaries. We'd heard horror stories of people queuing for tickets, and were prepared to come back the next day, or the day after, so were quite pleased with ourselves that it all fell into place.
Where do you begin to describe anything this beautiful, this detailed. Actually bought ...
... for the Muslim sultans who ruled this part of Spain back then. Interesting place and a good audio self guide. I didn’t know the word 'Moorish’ before this trip and think it refers to the Muslim settlers in this region back in the day. Great views and the Nasrid palaces are very well conserved and restored. Reminded me of Topkapi Palace in Istanbul. The remainder of my time in Granada was sleeping in, exploring ...
... us all around the old town, including some narrow
streets with steps! Eventually we found our way out of Granada but then
really struggled to find accommodation - finally we were offered a flat at
around 11pm but it was 12km off our route - which of course will have to be
reversed tomorrow. Oh well c'est la vie, as they say. Very grateful not to
be sleeping under a hedge at ...
So a lesson learned. When a person spends the better half of a year carefully planning details of a lengthy trip, it's probably a good idea to stick to that plan, because it is in place for a reason. Today the overnight train arrived in Granada around 8am. Beautiful sunrise and a great time to arrive in the city. The original plan was to make it to Madrid by the evening, and go through Seville as well. However, deciding that that would make the day ...
... really don't do it justice. Even better, you can see the mountains in the distance while walking downtown Granada and tonight we saw the sunset over them. Absolutely gorgeous! We spent a lot of the day unpacking and getting situated in our room. We then had to figure out the shower...with only a handheld sprayer. It was really difficult and will definitely take some practice. My host mom and her marido (husband) are so adorable. They are so ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility