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This second chapter in Spain begins on the beaches of San Sebastian and then takes us down under to the southern cities of Granada and Seville.
San Sebastian, Spain (17/9 to 22/9)
San Sebastian is a city built for the beach. We stayed in an airbnb apartment which we shared with the owners and two Russian guests - with the city being rather expensive this was a way to keep the costs down ...
... the architect finished off paying for it as the money set aside by the city ran out. Its in red clay bricks and covered in tiles in places- Sevilla has an impressive history of ceramics and there are still some potteries here making great tiles, pots and the like. The staircases to the upper parts were really impressive, decorate with geometric tiles, all very grand and cool in the 29 degree heat.
Also in the park was a fab archelogical museum, in ...
It took little time to get to the border and onto the Autovia. We passed huge areas of new plantings of oranges and olives with the country being easy rolling. It being Sunday there wasn't a lot of traffic but those narrow streets caught me again as we tried to find our hotel- the Ibiis. After 2 hours and a domestic we gave up and went to the Al Andalus. Because my cell phone wouldn't work in Spain I ...
... out there who think, “I’m sure everyone knows that!” but we didn’t. But it was only a few years ago that they did some DNA research from the remains here and the living descendants and made the match, as there as conjecture for many years that Columbus was resting in the West Indies somewhere. His tomb is raised, on the shoulders of four soldiers in the uniform of the four main parts of Spain, which elude me now. It is to me adequately ornate and then sort ...
... journey from
ignorance to enlightenment. The same day my youngest grandson Theo turned 2. I
had sent a package from Barcelona which arrived the previous day. But this is
the first important birthday I wasn’t there for. In addition, I hadn’t yet met
anyone with whom I could converse and feel like a unique human being. Though the
locals have been polite, I was feeling very anonymous. Being an introvert there
is a certain amount of that feeling I seek out ...