Apr 9 – Another beautiful, sunny day. We walked half an hour across town to experience the Real Alcázar, a Moorish palace built during the period when the Muslims ruled Spain in the early 12th century. 66 more words
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Morocco is a photographer’s dream. There is so much to capture, especially the architecture that reflects Morocco’s rich cultural and historical heritage. The French, Moorish and Islamic influences are very evident in doors across the country, whether they are heavily embellished horseshoe arches or simple wooden doors with peeling, decades-old paintwork and simplistic latches. 63 more words
The Alcázar of Seville is a royal palace in Seville, Spain, originally developed by Moorish Muslim kings. The palace is renowned as one of the most beautiful in Spain, being regarded as one of the most outstanding examples of mudéjar architecture found on the Iberian Peninsula. 60 more words
What an excellent cathedral. Every cathedral should have cloisters with palm trees and a fishpond and geese. The first time we tried to look inside, it was Sunday morning, so of course the view was limited; this was Monday, however, and the only limitation was the need to get to Parc Güell for the time on our tickets.