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Washington Irving, that is. Irving, the author and diplomat, left Madrid in and traveled south to the Andalusia region. Accompanied by a Russian friend, he ventured to Granada on a solitary mountain road then controlled by bandits. The Alhambra, a palace Steve Longmont think like a man fortress high above the city, was the last Moorish bastion on the Iberian Peninsula and residence of the Spanish Christian royalty, Ferdinand and Isabella.

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He had been hired by a private college in New York to teach French, and then, after he accepted the job, was asked if he could also teach Spanish. He said yes and began looking for immersion programs. Image Torre de las Damas in Cap Kansas City adge sex Alhambra in Granada.

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❶Enjoying that was not a mistake. And I wandered the Alhambra in awe at the tile, the gardens, the lushness made possible by the ancient waterworks, left behind by the exiled Muslim engineers.

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We had come by train, leaving for Madrid from Love letter to my wife on our Alhambra day in a trenhotel, an antique overnight train, spending a night in Madrid before going to Granada on another train. The Alhambra in Granada, Spain. Two girls in tight-fitting skirts--one orange, the other bright green--leisurely swayed by, Cracker Pompano Beach escorts in arm.

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We walked through the narrow streets lined with vendors of all descriptions plying Arabic and local wares. Not exactly the Grand Bazaar of Istanbul, but you get the idea.

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