The arena built 70ad and restored 1860s is used for bullfighting and concerts the movie gladiator was filmed there too - its 5min walk from our hotel. Paul met the GM who gave us an improptu overview of the history andfuture plans - they have had Elton John perform in concert. He was a great guide we didn't need the audio afterall. So we have seen arenas temples churches. Every church we enter seems more beautiful than the previous one - we have a ritual lightin...
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At the market we had a great lunch bbq calamari black squid ink rice salad & bbq prawns - delicious and cheap. Paul came across a guy selling roast chicken and had to try a piece - it was the best chicken he has ever eaten
We came across an indoor market filled with amazing food from seafood vegies cheeses. What we can't get over is how brilliantly the food is presented and displayed. Even the butchers are dressed in crisp white uniforms wearing ties - so proud of what they have to offer to their customers. Came across a woman with an amazing display of olives marinated garlic and chillies - she gave us lots of tastings - we couldve bought lots but had to limit to a few. I have b...
Had a walk around nimes at night came across a roman temple from 4th century bc. During the day you can sit and enjoy your cafe while enjoying the view of the impressive temple in the centre of town