colin on December 5th, 2013

Last night we parked in a side-street in the town of Ronda. Ronda is one of the oldest towns in Spain, having been founded in about the 7th century BC, and later incorporated first into the Roman world, then the Moors. It’s situted on a high plateau, which explains it’s value to the Romans, et […]

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colin on December 2nd, 2013

Well, I figured, how could I come to Seville and not see it’s most famous resident. And although he was quite unaware that I was there, at least you’re not. I’m referring of course, to Christopher Columbus. His mausoleum, which looks a lot like a wooden box carried by four pallbearers is right there in […]

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colin on December 1st, 2013

Our mornings seem to be starting later and later. This morning we got out of bed about 8:30am, then realised that actually it was 9:30am as we hadn’t twigged to the idea that Portugal was on UK time, Spain is on European time. So we headed off for central Seville at about 11:30, actual local […]

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