Leaving Seville yesterday took longer than we’d anticipated, getting stuck in slow moving traffic as we rounded the city. Not one of TomTom’s finer hours. We chose the route north through Extramadura, keeping to the Autovia which meant we missed most of the best scenery but it was still interesting nonetheless. We cut across country to reach a campsite that… Read more »
Just a quick post with some pictures for the moment of Seville’s Alcazar Palace. Although we wanted to see the cathedral and Giralda tower we were put off by the queues, and decide to go to the Alcazar instead. It’s an amazing place, with many similarities to the Alhambra Palace in Granada. Despite being on a smaller scale than the… Read more »
Today in Seville has been a delight. It’s an amazingly pretty, varied and interesting city. We’ve spent most of the day just milling about with no specific agenda, apart maybe from regular stops for taps and beer, and we’ve been blessed with just gorgeous weather. The forecast was for 22 degrees, and some of the temperature signs dotted around were… Read more »
For the first time on this trip, today I felt like a tourist. I’m sure just about every other person I’ve interacted with so far has thought on every occasion I’m a tourist, but for me, it was a first. The reason – we went to see the Andalusian Horse Stables at Yaguada de la Cartuja, 300 horses whose blood… Read more »
Then, she explained, the iPhone came. There was no Office. People got things done. Then the iPad came. There was no Office. People got things done. Android came. People got things done. All of those things that they, just a couple of years ago, were convinced they needed Office to do. They got them done without it. And thus, the… Read more »
A quick move up the coast to be in striking distance of Jerez de la Frontera, as we are off to see some Andalusian horses being put through their paces at the Yaguarda de la Cartuja before hurrying along to Seville to meet up with Kate and Piers in the afternoon. We found a campsite in Puerto de Sante María… Read more »
Apple announces the next version of OS X, ‘Mountain Lion’, which continues the trend of bringing iOS features to the desktop. It also suggests of a shift in Apple’s strategy for the desktop overall. With Apple’s core market moving further towards the consumer and business pocket, how might the product line up reflect Apple’s changing fortunes?
A zinger of day, staying just where we are, enjoying the sunshine which feels much like a British summers day, exercising the grey matter more than the red muscles for a change.