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The Urania Theater, Budapest's Movie Palace

I love missions when I travel. To look for a comic store, special souvenir, or even to get cold medicine can brings you to areas well off the tourist map. 666 more words

Travel

In Search of Moorish Granada

I love to dabble in photography when I travel.  Albeit with the humble camera that my phone comes equipped with, and an amateur attempt at best…but I have a lot of fun with it!  360 more words

Travel

Gaslighting

According to Urban Dictionary, ‘gaslighting‘ is “a form of intimidation or psychological abuse, sometimes called Ambient Abuse where false information is presented to the victim, making them doubt their own memory, perception and quite often, their sanity. 1,744 more words

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Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

Alhambra’s late flowering of Islamic palaces were built for the last Muslim emirs in Spain during the decline of the Nasrid dynasty who were increasingly subject to the Christian Kings of Castile. 89 more words

Architecture

Hidden on Romulus Street: The Carriage Factory

The H.I. Rieber carriage factory was built between 1911-1927. In 1928, the building, which presents Byzantine and Moorish architectural influences, was the only carriage factory in Bucharest. 25 more words

Bucharest

Alcazar of Cordoba, Andalusia, Spain

The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos (Spanish for “Castle of the Christian Monarchs”), also known as the Alcázar of Córdoba, is a medieval Alcázar located in the historic centre of Córdoba (in Andalusia, Spain), next to the Guadalquivir River and near the Grand Mosque.   19 more words

Architecture

Seville's Seductive Alcazar Gardens and Palace

We saved our visit to the Alcazar and the magnificent cathedral, which is close by, for our last day in Seville, Spain.

“The Alcázar of Seville (Spanish “Reales Alcázares de Sevilla” or “Royal Alcazars of Seville”, (Spanish pronunciation: )) is a royal palace in Seville, Andalusia, Spain, originally developed by Moorish Muslim kings. 424 more words