Ronda’s Arab Baths | Ronda, the City of Dreams in Andalusia, Southern Spain
Ronda’s Arab Baths are the best preserved in Spain, located outside the old city walls they were the main Hammam for Ronda in Moorish times
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Hannah Grominsky is a really cool girl. Besides her passion towards traveling, languages, local food, sharks and apples, she loves working with kids and making a positive impact in the community. That’s why she decided to join our volunteering programme in Ronda! Would you like to learn more about her experience? Read this post by our amazing Sonia Alexandra Oc and see what it is to live and work in southern Spain!
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Hannah is currently on her gap year as a University student and so she and her friend decided to do a tour through Europe and of course to stop in Ronda. She is doing the volunteering program with us and today we interviewed her to find out more about her opinion on what it is like to work and learn…
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Hi! We want to introduce you to Hannah.
Hannah is 18 years old and from Canada. She is currently on her gap year as a University student and so she and her friend decided to do a tour through Europe and of course to stop in our beautiful town Ronda. She is doing the volunteering program with us and today we interviewed her to find out more about her opinion on what it is like to live and work in Spain.
We were curious as to why she decided to volunteer and why here in Ronda. Before she starts travelling, she wanted to do something meaningful. She wanted to stay in a smaller city where she could experience the local culture and the real Spain! She said that volunteering was an added bonus, as it allowed her to do something positive for the community.
Hannah volunteers at a nursery here in Ronda, with kids between the ages of 0-3 years. Volunteering in a nursery school is one of the programs we offer here at Entrelenguas. The students work in the morning and in the afternoon they…
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The Arab Baths, known in Spanish as the Baños Arabes are one of Ronda’s most important tourist attractions, and some argue more important than the unquestionably beautiful Puente Nuevo, or Ronda’s other claim to fame, the Plaza de Toros, home of Ronda’s bullfighting tradition.
Ronda’s Arab Baths are similar to the design perfected by the Romans, except that steam was used to sweat out pollutants from the body rather than soaking in hot water as the Romans used. The Moors of Spain were also Muslim, so religious traditions were important, a Mosque was located next to the baths, and the baths were more than just a sanitary facility; they were also a place where locals and visitors alike would stop to purify and cleanse their bodies before entering the Mosque to purify their souls.
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