Sight of the Old Town
The second day of 2018 was just wonderful. We started the day at the fish market and looked
at some freshly caught cazón – shool shark – which tastes so good when fried. The fishermen
just set up their stands. Many stores were closed but we managed to get bread and cheese for our
Inside the old cathedral the light came in through the large windows and illuminated the
roman catholic church with a soft and subtle light. The cathedral took a long time to build
and so the styles changed during the process which can be seen and is quite interesting.
Up the Tavira tower you can see over the entire city of Cádiz. The harbour with its cruise ships,
the big bridge, the new part of town with all its highrises and the long beach area between
Cádiz and the mainland of Spain.
The sunshine in January was a pleasant change to the grey and depressing weather
Germany has to offer this time of year. So we walked all across the old town and ate tapas
before we headed back to the Cathedral to climb its tower for a spectacular sunset view.
It was the last night in Cádiz and we celebrated with the friends we visited and packed
our things for the journey to Sevilla the next morning.