Cortijo Las Rosas
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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We came across a couple of squares with reminders of some of the darker parts of Vejer’s history. There is a statue to the “Ladies of Vejer” who insisted on wearing a full Yashmak like black dress and hood, even after it was banned when the Moors were expelled and later by Franco. The garb was common in town even into the late 20th Century, being very practical in the dust ...
... to see our first floor room . Minimalist room as per trip advisor comments but clean and nice bathroom. Not as good as comments suggest but will be OK for 2 nights. Walked to Victoria Gardens and Mercado ( similar but not as nice as Madrid) and after losing our way came across a very upmarket shopping area with the usual Zara, H&M etc. walked through the Jewish quarters and the Arab part of the old town. Lots of tapas, tourist shops, bars etc. Stopped on the ...
... by Lauds, so there were 10 priests + 6 bishops? all singing Lauds together, in choir., in choir stalls in a church build 700 years ago. It was AWESOME. And then mass, and then more lauds. And there was a priest playing the organ during lauds, and during mass, and practicing before mass, so I heard organ music for a bit while touring as well.
~~update -> after talking to Lawrence, I believe they were probably six monsignors, not bishops. ...
We have all arrived in Cordoba, Spain, Douglas and I after a nerve-wracking jaunt down the tiniest little side streets and alleys ever experienced, twisting through the old Jewish quarter of Cordoba, totally lost and completely flummoxed as to what to do...the final solution, park and walk to the hotel, several kilometres away, using the Rick Steeves map to guide us. ...
... another story.
Now on to food, because I love it! Here are some typical Córdobes dishes:
- Helado (Ice Cream) - It's made with local milk and the flavor is better than any ice cream I've tasted. It's so good they eat it year-round, no matter the weather!
- Salmorejo is by far my favorite! This is a cold tomato soup made with garlic, bread, vinegar, and salt. It has a thick consistency and is usually served with bacon bits ...