Wednesday, 13 April 2011

Cordoba! Cordoba!

For some reason, Cordoba (about 40 minutes away from where I live) has never appealed to me. Never "a must see city". But after visiting it twice last week, I take it all back.

The city has a strong mix of religious backgrounds that is evident in all its buildings. Above are pictures of the "Mezquita," or Mosque, that is also mixed with a Cathedral... Yep.
It's a beautiful building, one of the most memorable of all the cathedrals I have seen in Spain.

These past few weeks I've also been lucky enough to get to know these two girls :) Jessica and Lydia.
 We meet up every Monday for a chat; that is a mix of Spanish, English, and Spanglish, but it always a laugh and they really are sweet. 
They decided to show me Cordoba, so thats how this trip came about.

Tetería. A tea shop. 
But the most comfortable, cool, tea shop I've ever been in. 

We rounded off the day eating tapas here. It was lovely.
I tried boquerones en vinagre (anchovies... Probably a good thing I didn't know what they were!) and drank tinto con limon to my hearts content.

A really nice place, that I can finally add to the list of places I've visited while on my Year Abroad :)

1 comment

  1. Le flippin' sigh. You make me want to visit / live in Spain even more now. Such beautiful photos. The tea shop looks absolutely divine! ':D


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