The Andalusian Chronicles: Ronda

Jayne and I drove to our final Spanish destination, the hill top town of Ronda . To get there, Jayne drove, due to my problem with heights, the 20 kilometers of switchbacks up 750 meters above sea level. We originally were going to tour the Rock of Gibraltar, but local guides and the hotel agreed that […]

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The Andalusian Chronicles: Seville

Our next stop was the capital and largest city in the Spanish provence of Andalusia: Seville . Here we toured two more of the UNESCO Wold Heritage sites . The first site we toured was the third largest church in the world, the Seville Cathedral . We were able to see why this church is the third largest […]

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The Andalusian Chronicles: Malaga

Day 4 started low key as we slept in and tried to recharge our energy. My back finally gave out, fortunately at the end of yesterday’s tour. So today we decided to stay in the area around our timeshare. The first place we toured was just three kilometers from the timeshare, Benalmadena Pueblo . Here is […]

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The Andalusian Chronicles: Granada

On Day 3, we took a bus tour to Granada . We did this because it was the only way we could gain entrance to the number one visited site in all of Spain: the Alhambra ! Entrance tickets are usually sold out as the tourist season advances. The Alhambra was the last Moorish stronghold before they […]

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The Andalusian Chronicles: Tangier

Mystery? Intrigue? Just plain different? These are some thoughts that come to mind when one hears of the name Tangier. Since Jayne and I were in southern Spain, how could we not pass up a 40 minute ferry ride to the northern tip of Africa, and the fabled city of Tangier, Morocco ? Day two of […]

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