Look up at the Alhambra at night, with the moon rising above it. It is a romantic vision indeed, and worth a walk up into the Albaycín neighborhood of Granada. I recommend it on a warm summer night. You sit at one of the bars at the bottom of the hill and wait for the sun to go down and take a few shots while sipping on a tinto de verano and sucking the sweet meat off some delicious olives. There's no hurry to move on. Just wait, and imagine you are Washington Irving looking down from the windows above and writing a marvelous book of Tales of the Alhambraabout the lives of the people who lived there long long ago. Before there was tinto de verano.
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