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Cathedral of Granada

Before we left, we returned to the cathedral and toured the inside. As you can see, it is quite beautiful, and larger than you might imagine from looking at the outside.

Cathedral of Granada
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Be sure to look at the human figures for an idea of scale, in number 3 above, for example, or number 3 below.

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Gypsies lurked in front of the cathedral, where tourists disembark from city buses and catch the little red vans that run up to the Alhambra.

We had already run into gypsies in Cordoba. There they wait outside the main entrance to the Patio de las Naranjas.

It would always be a middle-aged woman, and she would always zero in on me. Craig was always ready for them, emitting gypsy-proof vibes.

She tried to press rosemary sprigs in my hand, as the gypsies had also done in Cordoba.

"Regalo," she said. I said, Gracias, NO. "Regalo!"

I didn't think a gypsy would give me a gift. Sure enough, "Vida longa," she began to say, plucking at my hand, which I snatched back.

I don't want to give the wrong impression - it really wasn't very physical at all. Just persistent. And a little wierd.

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NOVEMBER 2004: SPAIN

Highlights:
MADRID
Paseo del Prado
Real Jardin Botanico
Parque del Retiro

CORDOBA
Patio de las Naranjas
Los Reyes Cristianos
La Mezquita

GRANADA
Albaicin
Alhambra - Palacio
Alhamba - Alcazar
Alhambra - Generalife
La Plaza Nueva
Catedral de Granada

Costa del Sol
Ronda - Bridge
Ronda - Plaza de Toros
Jerez de la Frontera

SEVILLA
Barrio Santa Cruz
Reales Alcazares
Los Jardines
Catedral de Sevilla
La Giralda

Toledo

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