Spain Sights

Can’t believe 5 days of my Spain travel is over! The days were hectic with lots of drives and sightseeing.

 Day 1 – Barcelona mesmerized us with its pleasant weather! The walking tour sapped us of our energy but not not our enthusiasm for the touristy sights. By the time we completed our dinner and hit the bed we didn’t realise we were wake for whole 24hrs!

Day 2 – It was a long drive from Barcelona to Granada (>850kms) which was warmer by a few degrees comparatively but equally beautiful with spring flowers coloring up the roadsides.

Day – 3 Granada is GRAND! While the sights in streets and the cathedrals enthralled us, the interiors of Alhambra stunned us to silence. We drove to Seville that same night.

Day – 4 With Seville as base,we drove to Cordoba to see the Mezquita. I will never regret this hectic travel. Each site surpasses the other in terms of beauty and grandeur! And of course we had lots of local food. The same evening we returned to Seville and witnessed a live Flamenco dance. The grace and energy in their movements mesmerized us beyond words.

Day – 5 We drove to Merida, then to Elvas in Portugal. Elvas is a very quite town, the most striking factor the town is painted yellow. After spending 3 hours in Elves we drove to Evora, by then it was late in the evening. Sunset time here is 9PM, so woth so much daylight time we could do lots of walking tours.

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24 Responses

  1. TexWisGirl says:

    sounds like a great start to your trip and glad you are back home safely!

  2. Sylvia K says:

    Oh, I do love Spain and Portugal — lived in both during the years I lived in Europe!! Glad you had a great vacation!! Good to see you safely back! Enjoy your weekend!!

  3. Cloudia says:

    These are delightful!

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    ALOHA from Honolulu,
    ComfortSpiral
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  4. That cow coming out of that door looks so amazing! Excited about your trip! Waiting to read all about it!

  5. Jo says:

    Lovely post, Indrani. I like the cow peeking from the doorway! Have a great day. Jo

  6. eileeninmd says:

    Hello Indrani, sounds like you had another exciting trip. I love the images, expecially the cow. Now you cna catch up on your sleep. Have a great weekend!

  7. ladyfi says:

    Adorable shots.

  8. Souds like a wonderful trip. That dog has some sense relaxing in the shade of the hot sun.

  9. eileeninmd says:

    Indrani, sounds like a exciting trip. Filled with great sightseeing every day.. Love the cute pup. Thank you for linking up and sharing your post. Have a happy weekend!

  10. Jeevan says:

    Your tour sound stressful, but glad the sights enthuse. Beautiful photos and great work on walls. Love the pretty street view

  11. Smart doggie, taking his spot in the shade.
    ~

  12. Thanks for sharing the beauty of spain and some critters along the way.

  13. Gorgeous photos! I've been to Alhambra and it's an amazing place.

  14. Looks to be very interesting Visit…. A nice Narrative!

  15. Wonderful post, Indrani! and lovely pics too:) Thank you:)

  16. Mridula says:

    Waiting for more Indrani! But enjoy first. 😀

  17. Looks like you had a great trip. I've been to all those places in Spain and recognise some of your shots. Barcelona and Seville are my favourites.

  18. For a second I thought the cow was real 😉 … Nice clicks

  19. A hectic trip, no doubt…but also an unforgettable one… nice pictures, Indrani… 🙂

  20. You're lucky to have got a pleasant weather Indrani. Lovely post and the carvings are pretty good.

  21. Looking forward to more posts on Spain…

  22. D.Nambiar says:

    hmm… the detailed posts are coming up, aren't they?
    Is that a knocker in the first pic? LOVE it!

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