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Vultures over Vejer de la Frontera.

We went up to a town called Veher de la Frontera a couple of days ago. It is about 10 Km inland and high up on a ridge. 170 more words

Andalucia Oct/Nov 2015

WPC - Door...or Doorway.

I don’t have any pictures of doors…at all…

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Granada and the Alhambra #2

Some decent pictures this time, though fewer, since it was the second trip after all. Really should be seen in conjunction with the Alcazar in Seville, which I really need to go back to and see again, all of it.



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