Dreaming of Granada

Even before we left, I knew that I want to come back to Granada. It’s such a beautiful city. So much greenery, colourful gardens, nice plazas to hangout. The city is small enough that you can walk everywhere.

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Albaicin neighbourhood along the stream
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One of many plazas scattered around Granada
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El Nino’s house
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Making our way to the top of Albaicin neighbourhood for a view of Alhambra
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Hills behind Alhambra
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Quiet courtyard in Albaicin neighbourhood
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A curious shaggy dog

Within the city, there are many gardens known as carmens. Some are open to the public for free, some charge a small fee. The one we visited is called Carmen de los Martinez which had views of the Alhambra and the city below. I wanted to go because I read somewhere that there are peacocks in the carmen.

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Managed to find this beauty
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We got pretty close to him taking pictures, not sure if peacocks attack…

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Also located a preening peacock of the Asian variety
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Met a wild doggy living in the carmen, not sure if he’s eating enough, he’s pretty skinny
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A duck fort
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It was about lunch time

We got kicked out around 3pm when the garden closed for siesta. But it’s okay because there is always wine and Iberian ham waiting for us.

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