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Sitting in a restaurant right by the sea in Elba, remembering Seville. WHAT a nice city. Must come back for a fortnight one day.


Malaga - Granada and the Alhambra

Not great pictures here, which is definitely a pity. But we’ll be back there tomorrow (tomorrow as I type this in Gibraltar, not as it appears on the blog) so maybe I’ll do better next time.


Exploring the Alhambra - Moorish Jewel in Southern Spain

The Alhambra, whose title indicates “The Red” in Arabic, is the most lovely illustration of Moorish architecture in the entire world. It is a palace and fortress sophisticated on the hills of Sabika, overlooking the city of Granada, in southern Spain. 493 more words

Week 36 - #A3 Doors and / or Windows

Continuing with my visit to the University of Tampa, I am submitting this image of the doors leading to the main hall of the Henry Plant’s Tampa Bay Hotel.   47 more words


Moorish Alcázars

I had a brief post on European castles and fortresses some time back and I stopped at the point related to the Spanish alcázars. I did it on purpose as southern Spanish castles are a little bit different from the others mainly because they were influenced by the Moors and they have a specific Moorish atmosphere and are of another style. 841 more words

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A Tale of the Most Extraordinary Ceilings in Southern Spain

On an overnight train along the Costa Del Sol in order to get to Costa Brava, I encountered two girls, American students who were studying abroad in Spain for a semester. 407 more words