Travel Blogs from Padul
... and who would want to go back to the Sahara? Granada was everything they were used to, but it had one important thing: water. They harnessed the power of the water in an amazing way; when the Reconquista was complete, Ferdinand and Isabella had to let the Muslims live on in relative peace for at least one generation so that they could learn the secrets of the water that was piped through the city and mysteriously appeared from fountains and taps. When ...
... the expanding waistline and I need to break the habit. We are moving on to Los Escullos
in the Cabo de Gata-Nijar national park, just east of Almeria. We have heard about the drought conditions in England and the hosepipe ban in the South East. Cabo de Gata is one of the driest places in Europe and the only place in Europe to be officially classed as desert. Let’s see how they are ...
We arrived in Granada around 8 PM and had a bit of a situation trying to take the bus to the hostel. First, all of the information in the train station were closed and the train people refused to answer questions about anything other than trains (like local buses). After wandering around for a while and asking random people for directions, we found a bus stop for the two buses we could take to the hostel-- 3 and 33. We tried ...
... but he only lived there until he was about seven and a lot of his things were not even in the house anymore, but it's ok, I was in Federico Garcia Lorca's house. After that little tour we headed back to the hotel and we had a few hours of free time to check out whatever we wanted. I grabbed some lunch with my friends, and we headed up to that look out spot in the Albaicin, which has the great view of the Alhambra, and which I have already ...
... I tried first.
OK. I am an idiot. The tap is a mixer tap yeah, so you can swing it either way. Who left it running on the cold side hoping it would turn hot. When it did not turn hot who did not try the other way. Who then ran around the freezing house nude trying to figure out what was wrong and then had a shower from a pan in a perfectly good shower... In fact in a piso with two perfectly good showers. That would be me.
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking