Sightseeing in Sevilla
One of the great benefits of traveling abroad is meeting interesting people and forming new friendships. In October last year while on a yoga & meditation tour in India I met Jules from Melbourne, Australia. Jules and I got along straight away sharing many simular views and interests. We’d not been in contact much this year so I was delighted to discover recently that Jules has been living in Spain for the past two months . . . and was going to be visiting Sevilla this week.
Today we caught up over lunch at Bodeguita Romero, a wonderful taperia hidden away from the main tourist traps of Sevilla. The food and service here is second to none and definitely somewhere I look forward to returning to. After enjoying lunch we headed over to the Museo de Baile Flamenco where we learnt about the origins of Flamenco . . and appreciated a reprieve from the heat.
Next we strolled around the Santa Cruz district and stumbled across Aire de Sevilla Arab Baths. Being the curious creatures that Jules and I are we went in to explore. In addition to the baths there was a gorgeous Arabic lounge on the first floor where we relaxed and tasted fragrant teas and arabic sweets.
To finish the day we watched the sunset over La Catedral from the terrace at Hotel Doña Maria, chatting. laughing and sipping Tinto de Verano until midnight.
It was a most perfect rendezvous.