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Oct 2, 2011 - Jerez, Spain

October 2 After our whirlwind tour of Seville, we took a bus back to the train station, collected our luggage and took a one-hour train to Jerez de la Frontera ... back to Spain. I love the trains here. We went for another tapas dinner in Jerez where we had pork cold cuts for appetizers and various fried seafood as our main entree. I even tried squid for the first time and really enjoyed it. With its ancient Alcazar (Moorish fortress), beautiful eclectic cathedral and huge selection of high quality tapas bars, Jerez is an undiscovered jewel...

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Mar 6, 2008 - Side trip to Jerez

Today we ventured to Jerez de la Frontera, a city/town about two hours west of Estepona. The region is known worldwide for its sherry, although the vineyards are further north. We didn't visit the wineries, but opted instead to see the Andalusian dancing stallions at a place called something like the "Royal Institute of Equestrian Arts." Fortunately the horse show was in an indoor arena, considering it was pretty windy and cool outside. I never knew you could train a horse to dance, but it's true. These beautiful stallions not only keep...

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