Monthly Archives: June 2014
Today we drove from Granada to Madrid. David drove very well and we made it safely to our hotel in Madrid. I have to say though I much prefer the train. What a surprise once we got to Madrid. David … Continue reading
Today we had a private tour around the city of Granada. Our guide’s name was Gabrielle from Tours by Locals. My lovely friend Liz McCormack recommended this company. Another great day. We had a tour of the old city and … Continue reading
Today we left Seville and drove to Granada via Ronda. We picked up a car from Seville train station and drove 190 km to Ronda. The roads were beautiful. There were many wind farms on the way. Ronda is a … Continue reading
Today we spent the day in Seville. Another wonderful town. One we all love. We do not think much work is done here – everyone seems to be having fun. Places don’t seem to open until about 10am. They shut … Continue reading
We finally made it to Seville. We are staying in a lovely hotel – the Grand Melia Colon. We have spent the day eating tapas and wandering the very pretty streets.
Today has been a very eventful day. We had been told last night that there was an air-traffic controllers strike on. Many flights were affected. David checked about our flight and the advice he was given was that he would … Continue reading
Today we spent the morning wandering some of the streets of Paris. We went to Le Bon Marche a beautiful department store that had a Grande Epicure. It had a wonderful display of all sorts of food – cheese, meat, … Continue reading
Today was a great day. We visited Le Orangerie first off. I felt very clever – it opened at 9am and we were there very close to opening time. No queue. We were also able to purchase a combined ticket … Continue reading
Today we visited Gallery Lafayette . It was a beautiful building that I was expecting to have lots of little shops inside. It was just a big department store that we had a Starbucks coffee at. It was worth visiting … Continue reading
I will get better at this blogging. I just wanted to add a couple of photos from yesterday. David and I at the Eiffel Tower and from the top of the Arc de Triomphe .