Blogs from Castellar de la Frontera, Cádiz, Andalusia, Spain, Europe


Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Cádiz » Castellar de la Frontera April 30th 2015

CADIZ Approaching Cadiz on a bright Spring morning, the towers of the churches and buildings are the first thing you notice. You sail right into the heart of the city, a city that dates back to the 12th Century BC and is the oldest continuously inhabited in the Western world. After two days at sea, it was nice to get off and stretch our legs. In glorious sunshine, we took a short walk to the Plaza de San Juan de Dios where the Town Hall is and the open air brings the essence of Cadiz to life. We walked through cobbled streets out onto the main thoroughfare towards the Cathedral. A small detour took us into the municipal museum (free entry) where we took in some modern Spanish American art in the form of sculptures and ... read more

Europe » Spain » Andalusia » Cádiz » Castellar de la Frontera January 16th 2012

Cadiz day 4 Woke up this morning due to a large number of people leaving the dorm room and the fact that my legs were poking out of the bottom of the duvet, not designed for tall people. could here the rain beating down on the shutters outside and thought myself lucky that i was in the place where they had more than 300 days sunshine a year. Went for brekkie and just bumming around until about 11 waiting for the rain to ease off which obviously never happened. Decided to go and check out the market and hit the supermarket as well, nice well stocked carrefour and the market was dead as apparently everything is on a monday, including all of the museums that i wanted to visit. typical. Managed to get absolutely soaked in ... read more

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