A Travellerspoint blog

June 2007

The fifth day in Spain 西班牙之旅的第五天

Short sightseeing in Ronda 在隆达的短暂观光

sunny 30 °C

Today was the last day for our Spain holiday, our flight backing to Munich was at afternoon, so we still had some time to take a short sightseeing in Spain.

今天是此次西班牙之旅的最后一天,我们飞往慕尼黑的航班是下午的,所以还有些时间可以在西班牙稍微转转。

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These pictures were taken in our car on the way to Ronda.

这些像片是去隆达的途中在车里拍的。

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Sunflowers, very nice! But it was pity that we were on the highway, and could not go closer to take some better pictures for those lovely flowers.

很漂亮的向日葵,但可惜的是我们在高速公路上,没法靠近为这些可爱花朵拍更多的像片。

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After more than 2 hours driving, we arrived in Ronda.

2个多小时车程后,我们到达了隆达小镇。

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We went to a restaurant to take lunch first. My honey looked so happy, maybe because of the nice weather, hehe!

我们先去一家餐馆里吃午饭。我老公看上去很开心的样子,估计是天气特别好的缘故吧,呵呵!

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We ordered grill sea food for two person, but seemed too much for us.

我们点了两人份的烤海鲜,但是量太多吃不完。

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I did not like the grill green pepper, tasted too strange.

我不喜欢烤青椒,味道怪怪的。

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After eating, we began to visit Ronda.

餐后,我们开始参观隆达小镇。

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This kind of flower could be found in China, but I did not know what its name was.

这种花在中国也可以看到,但是我不知道它叫什么名字。

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Ronda is located on both sides of a 100m deep canyon, which is making this town special and is offering wide views all around.

隆达位于高达100米深的峡谷的两旁,这就是该镇与众不同之处,而且在这里可以看到四周广阔的美景。

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There's an old bridge right above the canyon, connecting the two parts of the town.

峡谷之上有座古桥,将小镇的两个部分连接在一起。

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Near the bridge is not only a nice place for taking some photos, but also offering some great views on the landscapes nearby.

古桥附近,不仅是拍照的好地方,而且在这里还可以欣赏到周边的美景。

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Walking on the bridge, the old stone road let us find the feeling of the old time.

走在桥面的古石路上,让我们找到古时候的感觉。

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When we were looking for some other interesting places in this small town, we happened to meet a young couple coming out from an old house. Then we found this house looked a little different with the normal one. At this time, the young couple told us it was an very old private garden, very beautiful, worthy to have a look.

当我们正在寻找小镇上的其他有趣景点时,碰巧遇到一对年轻夫妇从一个老房子里走出来,然后我们发现这房子与普通的民宅不太一样。就在这时,年轻夫妇告诉我们这房子是个古老的私人花园,很漂亮,值得一看。

So we entered the old private garden, really very lovely!

于是我们就走进去,果真是个很可爱的古花园!

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There were many panitings hanging on the wall, including the picture of the master of the garden.

古花园内的墙壁上有许多挂画,包括花园主人的肖像。

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Many old furnitures.

许多老旧的家具。

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At this small garden, we could see much more different landscapes of Ronda.

在这个小花园里,可以看到隆达小镇更多不同地形的景观。

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Look at my hair, haha...too windy today!

看我的头发,哈哈……今天风实在太大了!

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Spanish flag.

西班牙国旗。

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This was the view across the canyon, showing just a small part of the other half of Ronda. Actually Ronda is bigger than one might think.

这是穿过峡谷对面的景色,也是隆达另外一半的一小部分。事实上该镇要比想象的大些。

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After visiting the old private garden, we arrived a famous bull fighting arena in Ronda. But we had not enough time to visit inside, because it was the time for us to go to Malaga airport.

参观完古花园后,我们来到隆达小镇上一个有名的斗牛场。但是我们没有时间进去参观,因为回马拉加机场的时间到了。

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Then we just took some pictures at the outside of the arena...

于是我们就在斗牛场外面拍几张像片……

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...now a small cute bull was ready to enter the arena from Gate 4, haha!

……现在一头可爱的小牛正准备从4号入口处进场, 哈哈!

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On the way back to our parking place, we found a very lovely small church in the center of Ronda.

在返回停车场的路上,我们在隆达小镇中心发现一个很可爱的小教堂。

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We were driving on the way to Malaga airport. I took some pictures in the car again.

在开往马拉加机场的路上,我在车里又拍了些像片。

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Now we were waiting for our flight to Munich at Malaga airport.

现在我们在马拉加机场等候飞往慕尼黑的航班。

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7:05pm now.

现在是晚上7:05。

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Our plane to Munich.

我们去慕尼黑的飞机。

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Goodbye, lovely south of Spain!

再见,可爱的西班牙南部!

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The fourth day in Spain 西班牙之旅的第四天

Sightseeing in Granada 格拉纳达之旅

sunny 35 °C

It was the hottest day during our 5-day holiday in south of Spain, but it did not affect our good mood. Today we chose Granada for sightseeing.

此次西班牙五日游期间,就属今天最热,尽管如此,我们愉悦的心情依旧没有受此影响。这次选择了格拉纳达作为观光之地。

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On the way to Granada, there were some nice views along the highway. Then we stopped aside only for few seconds to take some pictures instead of staying in the car.

在前往格拉纳达的路上,沿着高速公路有一些美景。于是我们花了几秒钟时间下车拍照,而不是像上次那样坐在车里拍。

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As soon as we arrived the La Alhambra, we went to buy the tickets first, because it only allowed 300 visitors enter La Alhambra per one hour.

我们一到阿罕布拉宫便立即去买门票,因为这里每个小时只允许300游人进去参观。

After buying the tickets, we took lunch in a restaurant which just near the La Alhambra.

买好票后,我们就到阿罕布拉宫附近的一个餐馆里吃午饭。

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From this picture, you could imagine how delicious the food were!

从照片上看,可以想象得到这些食物是多么的美味!

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After finishing lunch, my honey continued reading the guide book, and showed me some nice pictures of La Alhambra. He said that we would see the real ones soon!

饭后,老公继续翻阅关于格拉纳达的导游书,还让我看一些阿罕布拉宫的美景图片。他说我们很快就可以亲眼看到真正的美景了!

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Now we reached the entrance of the La Alhambra.

现在我们到了阿罕布拉宫的门口。

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Haha, took a picture with the apple tree at the entrance first...

哈哈,先和这棵苹果树合影一下……

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...and then continued going.

……然后再继续上路。

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Through the boulevard, we found a small church with a lotus pool.

穿过林荫大道,我们看到一个带有莲花池的小教堂。

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It was a palace, "Palacio de Carlos V", in the La Alhambra, but we wanted to visit a castle first.

这是阿罕布拉宫里的卡洛斯五世宫殿,不过我们要先去参观附近的一个城堡。

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We arrived the Alcazaba. It was the oldest castle which was built in 880. Standing here, we could see the Palacio de Carlos V behind us...

我们来到阿尔卡扎巴城堡,它建于880年,是最古老的城堡。站在这里,可以看到身后的卡洛斯五世宫殿。

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...also could see some other parts of the castle...

……还可以看到城堡的其他部分……

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...and Granada city.

……以及格拉纳达市。

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Here looked a little bit like the Great Wall.

这里看上去有点像长城。

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Looked like a labyrinth.

看上去像迷宫。

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Standing on the big balcony, people could see much more views of Granada.

站在这宽广的廊道上,可以看到更多的格拉纳达市景。

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Colorful flags.

五颜六色的旗帜。

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Now we came back to the Palacio de Carlos V.

现在我们重新回到卡洛斯五世宫殿。

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We happened to find that a glass window of the Palacio de Carlos V could show the image of the church in front of it, really looked like a picture frame on the wall, very nice!

我们意外地发现卡洛斯五世宫殿的一扇玻璃窗上可以看到对面教堂的影像,看上去就像是挂在墙上的一幅像框,非常漂亮!

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In front of this palace, there were some fake cannons.

宫殿前有一些假的大炮。

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Typical renaissance style architecture.

典型的文艺复兴式风格建筑。

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Here was a big round 2-floor architecture in the middle of the palace.

这是宫殿中央的一个巨大两层楼的圆形建筑。

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In such a hot day, still did not forget to eat some icecream, hehe...

在如此炎热的夏季,仍不忘来根冰激凌降降温,呵呵……

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The painting on the wall.

墙上的壁画。

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Leaving Palacio de Carlos V, we went to visit a muslin style palace.

离开卡洛斯五世宫殿后,我们参观了一个具有穆斯林风格建筑的宫殿。

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In this palace, the most beautiful part was this Patio de los Arrayanes.

在此宫殿里,最漂亮的部分就是这个桃金孃宮。

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Beautiful carving and architectures.

美丽的雕刻和建筑。

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Now we left the palace, and were going to visit a big garden " Jardin de Generalife " in La Alhambra.

现在我们走出宫殿,打算去参观阿罕布拉宫里的轩内洛尼菲庭园。

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It was a stage in the garden, some performers were rehearsing, seemed like there would be a concert at night.

这是庭园里的一个舞台,有些演员在此彩排,看上去好象今晚会有一场音乐会。

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In this garden, there were many this kind of shaped trees and the lotus pools.

庭园里可以看到许多修饰成类似此种形状的树木以及莲花池塘。

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Here also could find many flowers and plants which could be seen in China.

这里还可以发现许多在中国也能见到的花草树木。

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Standing here, could see the Alcazaba castle just behind me.

站在这里,可以看到阿尔卡扎巴城堡就在我身后。

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Now we left the Jardin de Generalife, and went to the city center of Granada. Because there was a very popular small square, " San Nicolas ", which could see the whole view of the La Alhambra.

现在我们离开轩内洛尼菲庭园,前往格拉纳达市中心。因为那里有个圣尼古拉广场,在那可以看到阿罕布拉宫的全景。

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Look, the Alhambra just was behind me, seemed like it was very close to me.

看,阿罕布拉宫就在我身后,看上去好象离我很近。

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Later we went to a restaurant to take dinner near the San Nicolas square. The reason why we chose it was that its location was very nice, sitting there people could enjoy not only the delicious food, but also the beautiful La Alhambra.

过后我们到圣尼古拉广场附近的一个餐馆里吃晚餐。之所以选择这家餐馆,是因为它的地理非常理想,坐在那里,不仅可以品尝美食,还可以欣赏到阿罕布拉宫的美景。

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At that time, we were the first customers in this restaurant, but there were more and more people coming here soon.

此时,我们是这家餐馆的第一个顾客,但是很快就有越来越多的游人过来就餐。

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This small bottle of wine was a little expensive, but tasted not so bad.

这小瓶葡萄酒有点贵,但是口感还不错。

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Haha, my poor honey, his face was very easy to get red in the sun, if he did not apply some sun block lotion.

哈哈,我可怜的老公,如果没抹防晒霜的话,他的脸在太阳底下一晒就很容易发红。

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Enjoying the beautiful view and tasting the good wine, so nice time for today!

欣赏美景,饮品美酒,是今天再惬意不过的时刻了!

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Our last dinner in Spain: the barbecue chicken and paella...

我们在西班牙最后的晚餐:烧烤鸡肉和帕阿拉海鲜饭……

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... and Granada local cakes, very delicous!

……以及格拉纳达当地的蛋糕,味道真是好极了!

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After taking dinner, it was already very dark. We went back to the San Nicolas square, and took some pictures for the night scene of the La Alhambra for the last time.

餐后,天色已晚,我们重返圣尼古拉广场,最后再拍几张阿罕布拉宫的夜景。

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Gorgeous!

太美了!

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The third day in Spain 西班牙之旅的第三天

A cute small town Nerja 可爱的小镇内尔哈

sunny 30 °C

During our vacation in Spain we were staying in Nerja, a small town at the "Costa del Sol" (sunny coast), just half an hour drive east of the city of Malaga.

在西班牙度假期间,我们住在一个名叫内尔哈的小镇上。这个小镇位于阳光海岸,距离马拉加市中心东部仅仅一个半小时的车程。

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Our third day should be an easy, relaxing day, so we just walked around in Nerja, to find out what nice things we could see in this small town.

度假的第三天,应该是简单轻松的一天,于是我们就在内尔哈小镇上四处转悠,寻找一些值得欣赏的美丽景色或是有趣的事物。

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First we started to go south to the nearest beach from our apartment.

首先从位于我们所住酒店公寓南边最近的海滩开始。

It was just a 5 minutes walk to reach there.

仅仅步行5分钟便到达了目的地。

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At noon, many people came to the beach to enjoy the nice sunshine and sea.

中午时分,许多游客来到海滩上沐浴着灿烂的阳光,欣赏着无边的大海。

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It was very pity that I could not completely enjoy such a beautiful beach, just because of my period.

很遗憾,由于身体不适的缘故,使我无法在如此美丽的海滩上尽情享受。

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On the beach, we found many pregnant women wearing the bikini, some of them were walking around, and some of them were swimming.

在海滩上,我们发现许多穿着比基尼的孕妇,有的四处散步,有的游泳戏水。

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To our surprise we saw many Spanish people camping in a tent right at the beach.

令我们感到惊讶的是,许多西班牙人在海滩上搭起帐篷露营。

This sure is the cheapest form of stay!

的确是呆在这里最省钱的办法!

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Except for swimming, some people also came here to do some fishing.

除了游泳外,还有些人来这里钓鱼。

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We could see the stones in the sea clearly.

我们可以清楚地看到海里的石块。

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Along the beach there are always some nice view points, so we took the opportunity to ask people to take pictures for us.

沿着海滩,总有许多美丽的景点,因此我们有很多机会让别人帮我们拍照。

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The lifeguards were watching around.

救生员四处巡逻。

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Many colorful flowers.

许多五颜六色的鲜花。

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Stopping at an internet cafe to check for mail and weather, though weather in southern Spain is every day the same: Hot and sunny.

尽管西班牙南部的天气每天几乎都是一样的炎热晴朗,但我们还是到一家网吧查看下气象预报和电子邮件。

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At every tourist place they also have many shops, and most of them seemed to have good prices, too.

在每个旅游景点处都会有许多商店,而且大多价格合理。

Look, I was trying a straw hat, looked not so bad, but I did not buy it.

看,我正在试戴一顶草帽,看起来还不错,不过我没有买。

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A Mexico restaurant in the small town.

小镇上的墨西哥餐馆。

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Later we reached the most famous view point of Nerja: The Balcon d'Europe.

接着我们到了内尔哈小镇最著名的景点——欧洲阳台。

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We were posing there for many pictures, hehe!

我们在这里拍了许多合影,呵呵!

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This was a Spanish King, who liked this place so much that he called it "Balcon d'Europe".

这是一位西班牙国王的雕像,他非常喜欢这个地方,故取名为“欧洲阳台”。

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What a beautiful boulevard is leading to Balcon d'Europe!

美丽的林荫大道通往“欧洲阳台”!

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It seemed that not only humans liked that place, as we could see many cats there...

好象不仅仅是人类喜欢那个地方,因为我们还发现有许多猫咪在那儿……

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...and my honey could not resist to touch one of them.

……我的老公忍不住上前抚摸其中的一只小猫咪。

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We decided to take lunch at this beautiful place.

我们决定在这美丽的地方吃午餐。

Hehe, very nice menu. Made it easy to chose!

呵呵,好漂亮的菜单,一目了然,很容易点菜!

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As for drinks, we had "Sangria" again...

我们又点了水果葡萄酒……

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...and Paella for food. I ordered the noodle Paella, and my honey ordered the rice one, but they all tasted similarly.

……以及帕艾拉作为主食。我点的是帕艾拉海鲜米粉,我老公点的是帕艾拉海鲜饭,但是两种的味道都是一样的。

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Obviously we were not the only ones who felt hungry. ;)

可见不是只有我们感到饥饿。;)

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The cute little cat was always looking at me, and hoped me could give her some food to eat. Then I fed her some mushrooms, she liked them so much.

这只可爱的小猫咪一直看着我,希望我能给她点吃的,于是我给了她一些蘑菇,她很喜欢吃。

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After finishing the lunch, we continued our visiting along the beach.

吃完午餐,我们沿着海滩继续游玩。

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Here was really very beautiful, no wonder we did not feel tired of taking many pictures at the same place, hehe...

这里的景色的确非常漂亮,难怪我们不厌其烦地在此拍了好多像片,呵呵……

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In such a hot summer, we liked eating some icecream.

在这样如此炎热的夏季,我们喜欢吃些冰激凌。

Look, I baught a lemon icecream stick, so yummy!

看,我买了一只柠檬冰激凌棒,可好吃呢!

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After the long walking, we decided to have a rest at the beach. Then we put two big towels on the sands to sit down. But few minutes later, my honey felt tired and wanted to sleep for a while. When he was sleeping, I played with a cute little bear which we just baught in the shop. His name is Costa, we also looked him as one of our family members, our kid, hehe...

走了许久,我们决定在海滩上休息一下。于是我们用准备好了的两大块浴巾铺在沙滩上坐下歇息。但是没过几分钟,我老公就感到有些疲惫,想躺下来睡一小会儿。在他睡着的时侯,我在一旁和一只刚买的可爱的小毛毛熊玩耍。他的名字叫科斯达,我们把他当作家庭一分子,我们的儿子,呵呵……

I put Costa on my honey's forehead, looked so funny...

我把科斯达放在老公的额头上,看起来蛮搞笑的……

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...and then let Costa kiss my honey.

……然后让科斯达和我老公亲嘴。

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" Papa Papa, wake up!! "

“爸爸,爸爸,醒醒啊!”

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" Honey, wake up! Costa and I are hungry now, let's go to take dinner, ok? "

“亲爱的,醒醒啊!科斯达和我现在都肚子饿了,我们一起去吃晚餐吧,好吗?”

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" Oh my God, Papa' leg is so dirty! "

“噢,我的天啊,爸爸的腿好脏哦!”

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" Papa, don't sleep any more! I find many beautiful girls, do you also want to have a look?"

“爸爸,别再睡了!我看到许多漂亮妹妹,你也想看看吗?”

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Costa and I did not stop bothering my honey, then finally he could not sleep any more. When he woke up, I tried to take a picture for our family, but my arm was too short, our heads looked so big, haha...

斯科达和我不停地打扰老公休息,最后他实在睡不下去了。等他醒来的时侯,我试着自拍,来张全家福,可惜我的手臂太短了,我们的头看起来好大哦,哈哈……

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Now we were going to leave the beach to take a dinner.

现在我们准备离开海滩去吃晚餐。

On the hot sands, it was difficult to walk with the slippers, but when I took them off, my feet felt very painful.

在这热得发烫的沙滩上,穿着拖鞋很难行走,但是当我脱掉拖鞋后,我的双脚被烫得疼死了。

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There were many different restaurants along the beach.

沿着海滩有许多各种各样的餐馆。

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So nice barbecue...

好香的烧烤啊……

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... wow, smell so good!

……哇,实在太香了!

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Later we decided to choose this restaurant to take dinner.

最后我们选择这家餐馆吃晚餐。

I ordered the barbecue chicken, and my honey ordered barbecue fish.

我点了烤鸡肉,我老公点了烤鱼。

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I was too hungry, already had no patience to wait for my honey eating together, the barbecue looked so nice, hehe...

我实在太饿了,已经没有耐心等老公一起进餐了,这些烧烤看起来实在太诱人了,呵呵……

However, this was the most expensive dinner we had eaten so far, to be honest, the food tasted not as good as its looking , we all thought it was not worthy for this price. How disappointed we were!

然而,这是我们目前为止吃过最贵的晚餐,说实话,味道没有看上去的那么好吃,我们都觉得这样的晚餐不值这个价格,蛮失望的!

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After finishing the dinner and leaving the beach, we continued visiting the small town.

吃过晚餐,离开海滩后,我们继续参观小镇。

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We found a Chinese (HK) restaurant, but the business looked not so good, just only few people were eating inside.

我们看到一家中国(香港)餐馆,生意看上去不是很好,没有几个人在里面用餐。

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On the street, we found a very shabby moto bike, hehe...

在街上,我们还看到一辆非常破旧的摩托车,呵呵……

How shabby is it? Just look at the picture carefully, then you will know!

有多破旧?仔细看看像片,你就知道了!

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Now it was already very late at night, the street was very quiet, but very beautiful.

此刻已经很晚了,街道非常的安静,但是很漂亮。

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We happened to find a very beautiful decoration shop still opening...

无意间我们看到了一家非常华丽的饰品店还在营业……

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...but when we entered the shop, just only few minutes, the boss told us that it was the right time to close the shop. What a pity!

……但是当我们刚进去没几分钟,老板就告诉我们关店的时间到了。真可惜!

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Coming out from the shop, we found some street performers were playing Indian music, sounded very nice! At the same time, one of them was selling their music CD, 5 Euro for each, not so expensive!

从饰品店出来后,我们看到几位街道艺人在演奏印第安乐曲,听起来很不错!同时,其中的一人走出来出售他们自己灌的音乐CD,一张5欧元,蛮便宜的!

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Haha...so many different materials earrings, necklaces and bracelets, they are always the favorite things for many girls.

哈哈……好多各种质地材料做成的耳环,项链和手链,这些一直都是许多女生的最爱。

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The second day in Spain 西班牙之旅的第二天

Wonderful day in Sevilla! 在塞尔维亚精彩的一天!

sunny 33 °C

This morning when we woke up, Spanish sunshine and breeze already were waiting for us to enjoy. Such a nice weather gave us a wonderful trip in south of Spain---Sevilla!

今晨醒来,西班牙的阳光和微风早已等待我们一同去感受了。如此美好的天气让我们此次西班牙南部塞尔维亚之旅变得非常精彩!

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Our apartment was located in Malaga, just very close to the coast. From the balcony, we could see the blue sea and many white houses ( some hotels and some private villas )...

我们的酒店公寓坐落于马拉加海滨附近。从阳台上我们可以看到湛蓝的大海和洁白的房屋(一些是酒店,一些是私人别墅)。

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This was a very quiet morning.

这是个非常安静的早晨。

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We lived in the 3rd floor, the neighbors balconies and the small swimming pool could be seen from our balcony.

我们住在三楼,从阳台上可以看到邻居家的阳台和楼底下的小游泳池。

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I liked standing on the balcony and looking around, the feeling was very nice.

我喜欢站在阳台上四处眺望,那种感觉非常的惬意。

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It was the out-looking of our apartment.

这是我们住的酒店公寓的全貌。

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Now we were driving to Sevilla, I took some pictures in the car. You could imagine that how busy I was! I did not want to miss any nice view along the highway!

现在我们正驾车前往塞尔维亚,在车上我拍了一些像片。可以想象得出当时的我有多忙碌,因为我不想错过高速公路两旁呈现的美景!

But my honey always liked driving fast, it gave me much more difficulties to take some nice pictures in the car, as well as needed me much more concentration on operating the camera quickly while finding some nice landscapes, if not, then the pictures would be blur definitely.

但是我老公总喜欢飚车,让我在车里很难拍到理想的作品。当我发现美景的同时,还要集中精力迅速操作相机,否则如果稍微慢几秒,拍到的像片绝对是模糊不清的。

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Most of moutains in Spain are brown, too bald without many trees, just because of the dry weather, too much sunshine and not enough raining.

大多数西班牙的山峰都是褐色的,光秃秃的没多少绿色树木,那是因为这里的气候非常的干燥,阳光过于充裕,而降雨量却少得可怜。

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We would arrive Sevilla soon...

我们就要到达塞尔维亚了……

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This was the city center of Sevilla.

这是塞尔维亚市中心。

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After parking our car, we went to a restaurant to take lunch. We ordered some local food, they tasted different with Austrian food, some of them were really not so bad. But I did not like Spanish bread, not only tasted flavourless, but also not as various as Austrian ones.

停车后,我们到一家餐馆里吃午饭。我们点了些当地的小吃,味道和奥地利菜不太一样,有些还不错。但是我不喜欢西班牙的面包,不仅吃起来无味,而且没有奥地利的品种多样。

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Near the restaurant, we could see few parts of Sevilla Cathedral.

在餐馆附近,我们可以看到塞尔维亚大教堂的一部分建筑。

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On the way to Sevilla Cathedral, there were many shops which selling some Spanish traditional clothes, fans, Spanish dolls and some other souvenirs.

在通往塞尔维亚大教堂的路上,有许多商店出售一些西班牙传统服饰,折扇,玩偶和其他的纪念品。

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The bell tower!
钟楼!

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Sevilla Cathedral!

塞尔维亚大教堂!

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As soon as we entered the cathedral, we could see a big silver statue at the entrance.

当我们一走进大教堂,就可以在入口处看到一个很大的银质雕像。

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The cathedral was very high, deep and magnificent. Each corner looked like a picture, very beautiful.

大教堂非常高深宏伟,每个角落都象一幅优美的画面。

In such an old cathedral, it was very difficult to take some clear pictures by our normal digital camera. If used the flash, the quality would be even worse.

在如此古老的大教堂里,用我们的普通数码相机很难拍到清晰的像片,如果用了闪光灯,像片的质量更糟糕。

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This was the grave of Kolumbus, who discovered America in 1492.

这是1492年发现美洲第一人哥伦布的棺材。

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Sevilla Cathedral has many small chapels on the side parts, which are also a fine piece of art.

塞尔维亚大教堂边角处有许多小礼拜堂,每个都是件精美的艺术品。

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In the treasure room we found this beautiful crown.

在珍藏室里,我们发现了一顶非常漂亮的王冠。

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Later we climbed up the bell tower...

接着我们爬上了钟楼……

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...where we could get some nice views of the city.

……在钟楼楼顶处我们可以观赏到塞尔维亚这一城市的美景。

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The bull fighting arena.

斗牛场。

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We left the cathedral through its park.

穿过公园,我们离开了大教堂。

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On the street, some Spanish performers were walking toward us.

在大街上,几个西班牙表演者朝着我们迎面走来。

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After the cathedral we visited the old palace, the "Reales Alcazares".

离开大教堂后,我们接着参观了一个名叫Reales Alcazeres的古王宫。

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Here the muslim Kings lived many years ago.

许多年前,穆斯林国王在此居住过。

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The ceiling with fancy carving.

雕刻精美的天花板。

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Typical muslim style architectures.

典型的穆斯林风格建筑。

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In this room the visitors would meet the King.

这是当年国王会客的地方。

Though it has been built 800 years ago, it is still so beautiful!

尽管已有800年的历史了,但这里仍旧非常漂亮。

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The park in the palace.

王宫里的公园。

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Because the summer in southern Spain is so hot, there is always a park in a muslim castle in south Spain.

由于西班牙南部的夏季非常炎热,所以穆斯林城堡里都会有公园。

There you can find nice architecture, beautiful flowers, trees which are giving shadow and some fountains with cooling water.

那里有精美的建筑,美丽的花朵,乘凉的树荫和一些凉水喷泉。

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It felt so nice to walk in this cool and quiet park at such a hot day!

象这样的炎炎夏日,走在如此凉爽宁静的公园里,让人感觉特别的舒服。

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Walking out from the palace, we could find the bell tower behind us.

走出王宫,我们的身后便是钟楼。

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After visiting the palace, we went to a restaurant to take dinner. I liked the wine with different fruits (orange and apple), which is called "Sangria". It is not strong, because it is mixed with fruit juice, but I still could not drink too much, because I was very easy to get drunk, hehe...

参观完古王宫后,我们到一家餐馆里吃晚餐。我喜欢这里名叫桑格利亚的葡萄酒,这种酒掺拌着不同水果(橘子和苹果),其度数并不高,因为混合着果汁,但我还是不能喝太多,因为我很容易醉的,呵呵……

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It was famous Spanish food, Paella! My honey liked it so much, but for me, not so special, and too salty, did not like it.

西班牙名菜帕艾拉海鲜饭!我老公很喜欢吃,但是我觉得没什么特别的,而且太咸了,不喜欢!

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They were Spanish puddings, tasted just so so!

西班牙布丁,味道一般般!

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After taking the dinner, we took the taxi to visit the splendid "Plaza d'Espagna" (Spanish Square) in Sevilla.

餐后我们打的去参观壮观的西班牙(塞尔维亚)广场。

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The quiet square in the sunset.

夕阳下宁静的广场。

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In the square, we found many new couples coming here to take their wedding pictures. Obviously how popular here was!

在广场上,我们看到许多新婚夫妇在此拍婚纱照,可见这里是如此的受人欢迎!

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They were the guests of the new couple, including the groomsman and bridesmaid. They just came here to take some pictures with the bride and groom.

这些人是新婚夫妻请来的客人,包括伴郎伴娘。他们来这里与新郎新娘一同拍照。

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On the base of the Plaza there are many images, composed of tiles, which are presenting the different regions of Spain.

在广场的地基处,有许多用瓷片拼凑起来的彩图,这些彩图呈现出西班牙的各个领地。

This one is showing Barcelona, the second biggest city of Spain.

此块彩图呈现的是巴塞罗那,西班牙的第二大城市。

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Could you find the moon?

看到月亮了吗?

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Now it was getting dark, and the lighted lamps made the square look much more charming!

此刻夜色渐渐临近,明亮的路灯让整个广场看起来更加的迷人!

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It was already very dark, about 10:30pm, but still had the new couple coming to take wedding pictures.

现在已经夜幕降临了,大概晚上十点半,但仍然还有新人前来拍外景。

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Gorgeous!

美得令人窒息!

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The first day in Spain 西班牙之旅的第一天

Arriving late in the evening 晚上很迟才到达

semi-overcast 21 °C

Today was my birthday, just before we left home and drove to Munich airport, I got a big surprise from my honey, because he gave me a nice birthday card and two presents without telling me in advance. Besides, this travel to Spain also was arranged by my honey, he wanted to give me a wonderful birthday. I was very happy and moved, I wanted to thank him for doing so much things for me —— Honey, I love you very much!

今天是我的生日,就在我们准备出门前往德国慕尼黑机场时,老公给了我一个很大的惊喜,他把事先偷偷准备好了的生日卡片和两份礼物送给了我。而且此次西班牙之旅也是老公精心为我安排的,他想给我过一个精彩难忘的生日。我非常开心和感动,很感谢老公为我所做的一切——老公,我好爱你哦!

At the begining, it took us about 2 hours to drive and arrive Munich airport. After parking our car, we waited for our flight to Malaga. Unfortunately, the flight was delayed about one hour. When we arrived Malaga airport, it was already 9pm. But the worse thing was that we had to wait for more than one hour to stand in a long line for renting a car. It really wasted our too much time, so that we could not go for short night sightseeing in Malaga city. When we arrived the apartment, already 11:30pm, we were too tired but still too hungry, so we had to go to a nearby restaurant to take a dinner at once.

首先,我们开了大概2个小时的车抵达慕尼黑机场。等把车寄存好后,我们就在机场里等待前往西班牙马拉加的航班。不幸的是,该航班晚点近一个小时。当我们到达马拉加机场时,已经是晚上9点了。但更糟的是,我们为了租车,还要排很长的队伍,一个多小时的长队等待,浪费我们太多时间,使我们无法按原计划到马拉加市中心观赏夜景。当我们到达预定的酒店公寓时,已经是晚上11点半了,此刻疲惫不堪的我们饥饿难耐,于是马上到附近的一家餐馆里就餐。

Because of those unlucky things happened and wasting too much time at the airport, we had no chance to take more pictures for the first day in Spain, just only few ones which taken on the plane and in the restaurant. What a pity! But the next 4 days in Spain were quite nice, we took lots of beautiful pictures for charming south of Spain.

正因为那些倒霉的事情浪费了我们太多时间在机场里面,以致在此次西班牙之旅的第一天,我们无法拍摄到更多的像片,仅有的几张只是来自飞机上和餐馆里的。真的非常可惜!但值得安慰的是,接下来的4天,我们拍摄到了许多迷人的西班牙南部的像片。

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On the sky of Munich, I took the picture of the land.

在德国慕尼黑上空,我拍摄到了该市地面的像片。

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When the plane got higher, could see much more clouds.

当飞机飞行到更高位置的时侯,可以看到很多白云。

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My honey was reading the guiding book of south of Spain. For this travel, he got so much prepation on many details. He was really good at doing them, and also was a good guide for me.

老公正在阅读有关西班牙南部旅游的介绍书。为了此次旅行,他在许多细节方面都做了充分的准备。可以说,他很善于这方面的处理和安排,同时也是我的称职导游。

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It was our food on the plane, very simple, and I did not like them. Maybe because this flight ticket was cheap, the food was also very cheap, hmm... I think so!

这是我们飞机上吃的晚餐,很简单,我不喜欢,也许是因为此航班票价便宜的缘故吧,嗯……我想是这样的!

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About 2.45 hours flying, we already could see the beautiful sea on the sky of Malaga...

大概飞行了2.45个小时,我们在马拉加上空已经可以看到美丽的大海…

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...and it was getting more and more clear, could see the buildings in this big city.

此景越来越清晰,还可以看到该市的许多建筑。

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Now it was ready for landing on Malaga airport.

此刻飞机正准备在马拉加机场着陆。

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In Spain, the night life was much more longer than Austria. When we arrived the apartment, it was already 11:30pm, but still could find many people ( most of them were the travelers ) on the street.

西班牙的夜生活比奥地利还长,当我们抵达酒店公寓的时侯,已经是晚上11点半了,但是在大街上,仍然热闹非凡(大部分都是前来这里度假的游人)。

Then we chose a restaurant to take a dinner which just was near our apartment. At that time, it was almost 12am, very late, and we were very hugry.

于是我们找了家离公寓不远的餐馆就餐。此时已是凌晨12点了,我们饥饿不堪。

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Our big dinner, so much delicious sea food!

我们丰盛的晚餐,很多美味可口的海鲜!

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But the rice tasted disgusting, a strong strange smell, so that we just ate few, then could not eat any more. Besides, Spanish salad was also too awful, tasted very strange, worse than Austrian salad. My honey told me that in the guiding book, already had many people complaining the awful Spanish salad, haha...

但是这里的米饭很难吃,有种奇怪的味道,我们只吃了几口就再也吃不下了。此外,西班牙的沙拉也很难吃,怪怪的,奥地利的沙拉强多了。老公说在旅游书上看到很多游客也在抱怨西班牙的沙拉有多难吃,呵呵……

But the seafood, french fries and the wine tasted great!

但是这里的海鲜,薯条以及葡萄酒都很不错!

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Gosaukamm

Hiking on green grass below high rocks

sunny 24 °C

This sunday we drove 2 hours by car to do some middle-length hike near some bizarre rocks at the border of the Salzburg and the Upper Austria region.

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Already from the street we could see the nice mountain scenery

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The high mountain in the middle of the picture is called "Bischofsmuetze", as its two peaks are looking like a bishop's hat.

It's also a famous place for rock-climbing.

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We parked our car near the "Oberfeldalm", a place which many people were visiting to have lunch and walk around in the beautiful surrounding.

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At Oberfeldalm, the kids also have an area to play...

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...and a chance to see some cute animals.

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However, we did not stay too long at Oberfeldalm, as we have come here to do some hiking...

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...mixed with a bit of climbing.

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Later we happened to get close to some local animals (ie cows).

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"Moooooooooooo!"

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During our hike we got many more lovely views of mountain Bischofsmuetze...

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...and the surrounding areas.

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So green is the Austrian summer!

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Having a rest and a beer.

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Continuing our way...

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...until we saw a hut in the distance...

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We had a rest and some food at the other side of the hut.

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The mountain on the right is already part of the "Dachstein" mountain group, which is the highest mountain in the province of Upper Austria.

Maybe we will climb that later some day.

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Finally we also had another drink at the place shown above.

It was already 21:00 in the evening, but at this time of the year it is still not dark in Austria.

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The fourth day in Czechia

Castle Hluboka

semi-overcast 26 °C

On our last day in Czechia we visited castle Hluboka, just a few kilometres north from Budweis.

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Before going there, we saw this nuclear power station of Temelin.

These 4 huge cooling towers just were built near the border between Austria and Czechia. It once made Austrian people scared, because they worried about the possibility of exploding.

However, when you see them in the landscape, then they even look a bit beautiful, and not dangerous at all.

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When we arrived in the small town Hluboka, we had lunch first in a restaurant just a few meters from this nice small church.

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The dumplings and Sauerkraut were different with Austrian ones, but they all tasted not so bad, I liked them so much.

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Look, I was so happy to take such a delicious food.

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Later we went up to the castle, seeing the first parts of it when passing through a small forest.

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It was a very magnificent castle, each corner of it looked like a beautiful picture...

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Hluboka is really a nice and romantic castle.

Unfortunately we had no opportunity to take pictures of the nice interiors, as photographing was not allowed there.

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In the park near the castle.

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Inside the castle.

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Before the main tour through the interior rooms started, we had some time to climb the castle tower first...

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...from where we had a nice view on the park and surrounding area.

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In Czechia, we baught one bear which named Sissi, and one hedgehog which named Nene. They were very cute, we liked them so much.

When my honey was driving, I put Nene on his shoulder and took a picture for them, looked so interesting.

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I took the picture with Nene by myself in our car.

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Sissi and Nene, hehe...

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Before we went back to Austria, we decided to take Czechia food for the last time. Then we drove to a small village close to the border, and took the dinner in a local small restaurant.

My honey ordered two sweet dumplings, very big and round dumplings, looked so funny. I made a fun of them, and said they looked like two D cup breasts, haha...

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I ordered this Palatschinken with banana and icecream, tasted very nice.

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The third day in Czechia

Visiting Budweis and having BBQ again in the evening

semi-overcast 29 °C

This day we visited the biggest city in the south of Czechia.
It is called Ceske Budejovice in Czech language, or Budweis in German.

Budweis is most known for it's delicious beer, the "Budweiser", but is also a nice place for sight seeing and shopping.

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On our way from the parking site to the city center we passed by these beautiful churches.

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This is the main city square of Budweis.

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And this is the townhall, which has been restaurated recently.

Isn't it beautiful?

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Some more impressions of the city square.

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Later we took lunch in a restaurant nearby.

I had beef with bacon & mushroom sauce, and my honey had wild boar.

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Later, in the evening, when we arrived the hut, it was raining first. Waiting for about one hour, we started barbecue when the rain stopped.

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My honey was good at making fire, so it burned quickly.

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Comparing with the barbecue of last time, this time was much better, because we were more skillful on managing it well, especially on making the food taste more delicious.

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My honey was trying to make the fire burning nicely.

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My honey was waiting for the right time to start barbecue.

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I applyed more BBQ seasonings on the food, and hoped it would make them taste much better than last time.

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Now it was getting dark, and we were already very hungry...

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Looking at such a delicious food, do you also want to taste? hehe...

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When we were eating, suddenly found some people playing the fireworks beside the lake. There were many different kinds of fireworks, but it was pity that I did not take enough pictures for them in time, just only two.

Looking at the beautiful fireworks, we felt so romantic, and made our delicious BBQ dinner much more wonderful.

Besides, this day also was a special day for my honey and me, because it was the 4th month of our marriage life. I do hope our marriage can keep happy forever!

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The second day in Czechia

Visiting the historic centre and castle of Krumau

sunny 29 °C

Today should be a very nice day, nice weather, nice sight seeing, nice food...but unfortunately, after coming back from the castle, we found my honey's bag disappeared, the thief opened our car and stole it. Such a unlucky day! My honey said that it was his first time to encounter stealing, and almost could not believe. Because in Europe, the public security should be much more safer than Asia. But it was really a truth, we had to face the fact. However, it was also a good lesson for us, we will be much more careful where we go.

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In front of our hut, there was a quiet lake. Everyday we could see some people swimming, or lying on the grass and enjoying the sunshine.

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For entering the historical part of the city Krumau we passed through this big gate.

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A first view of Krumau.

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Then we crossed a bridge and took the first pictures of Krumau castle.

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The inner city of Krumau consists of many small roads...

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...and lots of souvenir shops.

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There was a funny statue in front of a restaurant.

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After walking through some of the small roads...

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...we went up to the castle.

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Just below the castle entrance there was a bear in a big cage area, walking around slowly, looked like very lonely...

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Beside of the bear, it was its shit.

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First we went up the big tower...

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...which offered some nice views on Krumau.

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Thereafter we had to wait until the main tour through the inner rooms of the castle started,

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so we just walked around a bit,

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until we could enter the inner rooms.

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This carriage was only used for a single trip of the prince to visit the pope in Italy.

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The dining room.

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The blue saloon.

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The bedroom of the queen.

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The small theatre room.

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Later we went to the upper part of the castle, to visit the castle's park.

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Such a cute fountain.

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Near the park we also could find some more nice views down on the city.

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This was Czechia local food, very special! They put the soup and sausaages into the hollow bread.

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The sweet Palatschinken with icecream.

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The first day in Czechia

Barbeque evening in Stilec

sunny 26 °C

Today was the national holiday in Austria, so we took the opportunity to go to Czechia to stay there from Thursday to Sunday.

We decided to rent a small hut at a camping site near a small lake in Stilec, which is nicely located between some major Czechian tourist locations.

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Unfortunately when we arrived at 3pm in the afternoon, we still had to wait another two hours until the office of the camping site opened.

So we had some food at the local restaurant first.

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The main course was mixed BBQ meat with various types of vegetables and potatoes.

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The drinks are apple juice and Czechian beer.

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Finally we had mixed fruits for desert.

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Driving on the road, we could find many sexy hookers looking for their business. It was legel in Czechia, but I had never seen it in Austria. So i took some pictures slinkingly in our car. But I was scared to be seen by those hookers or the drivers, so that those pictures had not good quality, and could not see clearly.

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This hooker was bargaining with the driver in the car, but they took long time to do that, so we just wondered if they also did something special else, hehe...

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This is our hut in which we spent three nights.

It's not very luxurious, but good enough for a few days, and best of all is that nobody minds if you make a campfire for your own BBQ just in front of the hut.

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To start a fire, first you go to the nearby forest...

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...and collect some wood...

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...and break it to smaller pieces.

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Then you arrange that wood to a nice pile, smaller wood inside, bigger wood outside.

You light it... and - voilá - you have a fire.

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If the wood is dry and you do it right, then it will burn quickly.

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In the meantime you prepare some delicious food such as pork, chicken meat, sausages, vegetables, potatoes...

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...and when the fire has burned down, but the big pieces of wood are still hot...

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...you can grill all that food...

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At this time, it was very dark, so we had to use the torch and head-lighters to make everything looking clearly.

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...and enjoy it later.

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Very delicious!
:)

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